A pale shibuichi tsuba Attributed to Morikawa Masakage (died c.1875), Tanaka School, 19th century
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A pale shibuichi tsuba Attributed to Morikawa Masakage (died c.1875), Tanaka School, 19th century
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Lot Details
A pale shibuichi tsuba
Attributed to Morikawa Masakage (died c.1875), Tanaka School, 19th century
Of rounded rectangular form with raised rim, carved and inlaid with a scene of long life, showing cranes and a minogame around Mount Horai, details in gold, silver and shakudo takazogan, signed Hojusai Masakage with kao on reverse.
7cm (2¾in).

Footnotes

  • 鍔 鶴亀 銘「寶殊齋政景」「(花押)」 19世紀
     
    For the maker, see Haynes, Index, no.H04059. He was apprenticed to Tanaka Kiyotoshi, Toshikage and Yoshikage and is acknowledged as the best of the later members of the school.
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