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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 356

    A Black-lacquer Koshirae

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Black-lacquer Koshirae
    Edo period (19th century)
    The black-lacquer saya fitted with a shakudo sukashi tsuba pierced with a flower design, the tsuka mounted with shakudo ishime-ji fuchi-gashira carved with roof tiles and onigawara in taka-bori, signed Musashi..... the shakudo menuki carved as doves
    37¾in. (95.8cm.) long


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