Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century
Lot 14
Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century
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Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century Twelve various tsuba 17th to 19th century
Lot Details
The property of a Lady
Twelve various tsuba
17th to 19th century
Nine of iron, comprising: Kaneie type, carved and pierced with boatmen and mountains, signed Yamashiro kuni Fushimi ju Kaneie, 9.5cm (3¾in); three of Hiragiya type, carved and/or pierced and inlaid with Susano-o Mikoto and sages in a garden, 7.9cm (3 1/8in) and 8.5cm (3 3/8in); Kinai School, pierced with a dragon, signed Echizen ju Kinai saku, 9.5cm (3¾in); Katchushi type, of square form, pierced with wooden tablets and engraved with a Buddhist sutra, signed Toshimasa, 9.2cm (3 5/8in); Nanban, carved and pierced with a dragon and scrolls, unsigned, 7.6cm (3in); a kiku-form tsuba, the rim carved with numerous mon, unsigned, 7.3cm (2 7/8in); a Hamano tsuba carved and inlaid with a sage reading, signed Gyonen nanaju-sai (at the age of 70) Masayuki, 7.6cm (3in); a large tsuba carved and inlaid with Hangai, signed Joi, 9cm (3½in); a shakudo tsuba carved, pierced and inlaid with battling warriors, signed Soheishi Nyudo Soten sei, 7.9cm (3 1/8in); a brass tsuba pierced and inlaid with a hare and grasses, signed Shokatei Tomotsune, 8.3cm (3¼in); and another carved and inlaid with Kanzan and Jittoku, signed Haruyuki, 7.6cm (3in). (12).

Footnotes

  • 鍔コレクション 十二点 (山に渡し舟、スサノオノミコト、中国賢人風景、大龍透、卒塔婆透、龍透、菊花紋入、中国仙人風景、樊噲、戦風景、秋草に野兎、寒山拾得)
    17-19世紀

    Provenance: an English private collection.
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