A kinko tsuba By Watanabe Issei, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 1096
A kinko tsuba By Watanabe Issei, Meiji period (late 19th century)
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£710 - 1,100
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A kinko tsuba
By Watanabe Issei, Meiji period (late 19th century)
The iron plate of rounded-square form with slightly raised edges and designed in shakudo taka-zogan and shishiai-bori with a tiger looking up at stormy clouds, gilt details, the reverse with wind-blown bamboo; signed Watanabe Issei saku and dated Bunkyu san-nen mizunoto-i (1863) and kakihan
2 7/8in (7.3cm) high

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  • Provenance: Ex-St. John's University collection
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