A sentoku tsuba Attributed to Hirata Hikozo I, 17th century
Lot 44
A sentoku tsuba Attributed to Hirata Hikozo I, 17th century
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,800) inc. premium
Lot Details
A sentoku tsuba
Attributed to Hirata Hikozo I, 17th century
Of circular form, the plate engraved with Okina yasuri and inlaid with a crow diving down to a shell fish among grasses, in gold and shakudo takazogan, signed with a kao.
7.9cm (3 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • 鍔 翁鑢地に鴉 銘「(花押)」 17世紀

    For a somewhat similar example with the addition of an Odawara fukurin, see Dr. Kazutaro Torigoe, Tsuba Kanshoki, 1975, p. 138.
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