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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 199

    A group of twelve tsuba


    Price Realised  


    A group of twelve tsuba
    Momoyama-Edo Period (16th-19th century)
    A shibuichi tsuba of an owl and plum tree, signed Yasuchika; an iron plate tsuba of two men under a tree, signed Denryu-sai Yoshiyuki; a Heianjo iron plate tsuba brass inlaid with grapes, signed Nagayoshi; a Toryusai school iron plate tsuba of cherry blossom falling in a stream, signed Ejusai Kageharu; a Sentoku tsuba in the style of Nara Tsuneshige with Shoki and an oni, signed Masanaga; a Kyo-Shoami and six other tsuba (12)

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