A ko-kinko-style tsuba and two Mito school tsuba Edo period (18th century and later)
Lot 1080
A ko-kinko-style tsuba and two Mito school tsuba
Edo period (18th century and later)
Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A ko-kinko-style tsuba and two Mito school tsuba
Edo period (18th century and later)
The first oval shakudo nanako plate with a rounded rim and decorated with blossoming evening glories and tattered fans in takabori and gold takazogan; the second a shinchu plate boldly carved with peonies and rocks and a large shishi with gold highlights and a later shakudo rim; the third oval iron tsuchime plate carved in raised and sunken relief with gamboling shishi in iroetakazogan and hirazogan, gilt-silver rim

The third with Hozon Tosogu (Sword fitting worthy of preserving) certificate no. 205181 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2005.9.20
3 1/8in (7.9cm) high, the largest
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