A group of seven iron tsuba Edo period and earlier
Lot 8437
A group of seven iron tsuba Edo period and earlier
Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium
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A group of seven iron tsuba Edo period and earlier A group of seven iron tsuba Edo period and earlier
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A group of seven iron tsuba
Edo period and earlier
Including two large circular plates, the first hand-forged and decorated with samurai helmets and battle wands in copper and bronze, the second pierced with scattered cherry blossoms (sukashi type); two oval plates, one pierced with eggplants, the other depicting a dog and flowering bush near a sea shore in mixed metal; an unusual octagonal plate with mixed metal design of quail and millet; a small oval plate inlaid with a flower-seller in silver and gold; a mokko-form plate with a reticulated outer edge of cash-emblems; together with a boxwood oval tsuba inlaid with butterflies in mother-of-pearl. [8]
3 3/8in (8.5cm) diameter of first
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