Two tsuba of iron and shakudo 19th century
Lot 258*
Two tsuba of iron and shakudo
19th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
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Two tsuba of iron and shakudo 19th century
Lot Details
Two tsuba of iron and shakudo
19th century
The first of iron, of oval form, carved and pierced with Gyokushi, a daughter of Seiobo, standing on the back of a dragon playing a koto amid turbulent water and swirling clouds, with details of gold nunome, unsigned, 7.6cm (3in); with a tomobako bearing an inscription attributing the work to Jakushi Koremitsu; the second of shakudo, inlaid with a gilt dragon, the reverse inscribed in tensho script Yasuchika, 7.6cm (3in); with wood and lacquer storage boxes. (5).

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  • 鍔 二点 (玉巵弾琴、龍) 19世紀
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