A Nara School shakudo tsuba Attributed to Toshinaga, late 18th century
Lot 275*
A Nara School shakudo tsuba Attributed to Toshinaga, late 18th century
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A Nara School shakudo tsuba Attributed to Toshinaga, late 18th century A Nara School shakudo tsuba Attributed to Toshinaga, late 18th century
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A Nara School shakudo tsuba
Attributed to Toshinaga, late 18th century
Of circular form, carved and inlaid with a rural scene, showing a trap in the form of a basket attached to a line suspended from the grilled window of a thatched hut, birds among flowering trees and banded hedges, details in gold, silver and copper takazogan, signed Toshinaga with kao; contained within a circular converted black lacquer kagamibako (mirror box), decorated with aoi-mon in takamakie, the interior of mura-nashiji.
7.9cm (3⅛in). (2).

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  • 鍔 罠 銘「利寿(花押)」 18世紀後期
    附 丸型葵紋入蒔絵箱
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