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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    A group of twenty tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A group of twenty tsuba
    Edo Period (17th-19th century)
    An iron sukashi tsuba of kiku design, signed Hashimoto Shosai Kotoju ; an Iyo-Shoami school iron sukashi tsuba of kiri and lattice, signed Yoshu Matsuyama ju Shoami Morizumi; an Awa-Shoami school iron plate tsuba of a phoenix and kiri; a Bushu, a Choshu, a Shoami and fourteen other tsuba (20)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Burnie McDonald Craig Collection
    Of Sword Fittings collected between the 1930s - 1970s

    Burnie McDonald Craig, P.E. (1911 - 2003) was a scholar of Eastern culture, particularly Japan, where he travelled extensively.