A dark shibuichi tsuba By Masatomo, 19th century
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A dark shibuichi tsuba By Masatomo, 19th century
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A dark shibuichi tsuba By Masatomo, 19th century
Lot Details
A dark shibuichi tsuba
By Masatomo, 19th century
Of oval form, carved and inlaid with a rainstorm over a village, among pine, plum and cherry trees and two ducks swimming in a stream below, in takabori and gold, silver and shakudo takazogan, signed Masatomo with kao; with wood storage box. 7cm (2¾in). (2).

Footnotes

  • 鍔 豪雨下村里 銘「政朝(花押)」 19世紀

    The maker is probably Fukai Masatomo, cited by Robert Haynes, The Index of Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Artists, no.H04572.
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