A sentoku tsuba 18th century
Lot 79
A sentoku tsuba 18th century
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,391) inc. premium
Lot Details
A sentoku tsuba
18th century
Of rounded rectangular form, bearing an ishime ground and inlaid with the silhouettes of eight prancing horses, in gold, copper and shakudo takazogan, unsigned.
6.7cm (2 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 鍔 穆王八駿 無銘 18世紀

    The eight horses are probably those of the legendary Chinese Emperor Mu Wang (1001-746BC), which are often depicted in various Chinese art media.
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