Four various iron tsuba 16th to 18th century
Lot 273*
Four various iron tsuba 16th to 18th century
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,099) inc. premium
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Four various iron tsuba 16th to 18th century
Lot Details
Four various iron tsuba
16th to 18th century
The first of Nara sukashi type, carved and pierced with monkeys in a peach tree, slight-inlaid details, signed Edo ju Nara saku, 7cm (2¾in); the second of Higo Jingo type, of mokko form, carved with a storm dragon, details in silver nunome, signed Yatsushiro Jingo saku, 7.8cm (3⅛in); the third of mokko form, with traces of gold designs, unsigned, 8.2cm (3¼in); the fourth a Kyo-sukashi tsuba of circular form, pierced with floral mon, unsigned, 8.2cm (3¼in); each with wood storage box. (8).

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  • 鍔 四点 (桃の木に猿透、龍、透、花文透) 16世紀-18世紀
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