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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 206

    A group of four tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A group of four tsuba
    Edo Period (18th-19th century)
    A Mito Kinko school iron plate tsuba of a dragon and a tiger; a Tanaka school iron plate tsuba of a spider and ants; an iron plate tsuba of a spider, signed Yoshimasa; an Omori school iron and soft metal tsuba of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, signed Katsuei Unokichi Tojoken; a Choshu and an Akasaka tsuba (4)


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    Provenance

    The first: Walter S. Hay, New York
    The second: Walter S. Hay, New York
    The third: Walter S. Hay, New York


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot has a group of six tsuba, not four.