A rare iron figural tsuba By Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-1878), 19th century
Lot 255*
A rare iron figural tsuba
By Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-1878), 19th century
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,060) inc. premium

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A rare iron figural tsuba By Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-1878), 19th century A rare iron figural tsuba By Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-1878), 19th century
A rare iron figural tsuba
By Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-1878), 19th century
In the form of an oni crouching with his knees bent and his hands resting on his thighs, his short tiger-skin trousers with gilt nunome stripes and his eyes inlaid with gilt metal, signed Nobuyoshi with kao; with a wood storage box. 8.2cm (3¼in). (3).

Footnotes

  • 鍔 鬼 銘「信蘆(花押)」 19世紀

    With a NBTHK Hozon Tosogu certificate, attributing the work to Nobuyoshi, who is recorded by Robert E. Haynes, The Index of Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Artists, Nihon Art Publishers, Ellwangen, 2001, no.H07283.
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