18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A Hagi Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), signed Nagato kuni Hagi ju Koryuken Shigetsune
Mokko iron plate boldly carved in taka-bori and shishiai-bori with an eagle perched on a rock above crashing waves, raised rim, details gold
3½in. (8.9cm.) long
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