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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    A group of twenty-seven tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A group of twenty-seven tsuba
    Edo Period (18th - 19th century)
    A Nanban school iron plate tsuba of scrolling vines; a Nanban school iron sukashi tsuba of twelve zodiac animals; a Nanban school iron sukashi tsuba of twelve kanji of zodiac animals; a Nanban school iron sukashi tsuba of a dragon and scrolling vines; a Nanban school iron plate tsuba of scrolling vines; a Nanban school iron sukashi tsuba of two dragons and a jewel and twenty-one other Nanban tsuba (27)


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    Provenance

    The second: Hawkshaw Collection, no. 396
    The third: Hawkshaw Collection, no. 297
    The fourth: Henri L. Joly Collection, no. 56
    The sixth: Thomas Scholes Collection