An iron tsuba By Kawarabayashi Hidekuni (1825-1891), 19th century
Lot 593
An iron tsuba
By Kawarabayashi Hidekuni (1825-1891), 19th century
£700 - 900
US$ 890 - 1,100

Lot Details
An iron tsuba By Kawarabayashi Hidekuni (1825-1891), 19th century
An iron tsuba
By Kawarabayashi Hidekuni (1825-1891), 19th century
The thin plate of shallow mokko form, with slightly raised rim, pierced within the hammered ground with two wheels floating in swirling water, the reverse inlaid with a nightingale flying past the crescent moon, signed on an inlaid silver tablet Kinryusai Hidekuni. 8.5cm (3 3/8in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Edward Wrangham collection.

    For the maker, see Haynes, Index, no.H01054. He lived in Edo and was the student and adopted son of Kawarabayashi Hideoki.
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