Property from Various Owners
A group of six iron tsuba
The first five with gold and silver inlaid accents, including three mokko-shaped plates, the first depicting the Chinese scholar-hermits Xuyou and Chaofu in a landscape, the next with large copper bee and scrolling vines, signed Osamu Mune[ ]-saku kyonen nanajugo nen, with shakudo plugged udenuki and hitsu ana, the third forged with a cricket and blossoms; the fourth a circular plate with a landscape scene; the fifth depicting a sage gazing at a waterfall; the sixth a small oval plate of prunus blossom design and signed Cho[shu]-ju Tomomitsu-saku.
3 1/4, 3, 2 3/4, 2 3/4, 2 3/4 and 2 1/4in
(8.2, 7.8, 7.3, 7, 7 and 5.8cm)