Four soft metal and iron tsuba 18th/19th century
Lot 87
Four soft metal and iron tsuba
18th/19th century
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,273) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art
Edinburgh
26 Mar 2014 11:00 GMT

Auction 21702
Four soft metal and iron tsuba 18th/19th century
Lot Details
Four soft metal and iron tsuba
18th/19th century
The first of copper, of oval form, with a shakudo mimi bearing a hammered ground and inlaid with shakudoand coloured enamel medallions of takaramono and formal designs, 7.6cm diameter, the second of iron, carved in takabori and inlaid in Hirata style with a butterfly and irises in coloured enamel and gilt-metal, 8.2cm diameter, the third of iron and sentoku, with a central lozenge within a mokko rim, carved with breaking waves, 7.6cm diameter, the fourth of brass, carved, pierced and inlaid with Kinko on the carp,
6.4cm diameter
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