Three Mokko-Shaped Soft-Metal Tsuba
Lot 25
Three Mokko-Shaped Soft-Metal Tsuba
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Three Mokko-Shaped Soft-Metal Tsuba
Unsigned, Edo Period
The first of copper decorated with foliage in soft-metals, the centre applied with a copper kashira, the reverse with fittings as a menu holder; the second of shakudo-nanako decorated with flowers in soft-metals, the centre applied with a menuki, the reverse with fittings as a menu holder; the last of shakudo engraved with waves and decorated with rain dragons in soft-metals, the reverse with solder marks (3)
7.7 cm., 7.6 cm. and 7.4 cm.
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