A large sentoku tsuba By Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki), late 18th century
Lot 221*
A large sentoku tsuba
By Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki), late 18th century
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,622) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large sentoku tsuba By Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki), late 18th century A large sentoku tsuba By Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki), late 18th century
SWORD FITTINGS Various properties
A large sentoku tsuba
By Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki), late 18th century
Of rounded rectangular form with raised rim, bearing an ishime ground, carved in shishiaibori with a stalking tiger, its facial whiskers of gilt-metal, the reverse similarly carved with a winding stream, signed Tsuten Eizui (Nagayuki); with storage box. 8.9cm (3½in). (3).

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a NBTHK Hozon certificate attributing the work to Tsuten Eizui.

    For the maker, see Robert Haynes, The Index of Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Artists, Ellwangen, Germany, 2001, no.H06566.
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