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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 190

    A group of five tsuba


    Price Realised  


    A group of five tsuba
    Edo Period (18th-19th century)
    An iron tsuba of a water dragon in clouds, signed Ichio; a Choshu school iron plate tsuba of a dragon and clouds, signed Nobusane; an iron plate Shoami school tsuba with gold inlay design of a writing set with dragon and leaves and two other tsuba (5)

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    Ichio was a pupil of Goto Ichijo, working in the Umetada style.

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    The first: Schroder Collection, Taylor Collection