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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 242

    A Higo School Set of Sword Fittings (Yondokoromono)

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Higo School Set of Sword Fittings (Yondokoromono)
    Edo period (19th century)
    The set designed in shibuichi migaki-ji with rain dragons in clouds carved in shishiai-bori and ke-bori and decorated with gold hira-zogan and comprising an oval plate tsuba; a pair of fuchi-gashira; a pair of menuki; and a sleeve-type kojiri
    4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) long (longest)
    For all but the menuki, with Hozon tosogu (Sword-fitting worthy of preserving) certificate no. 453082 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2007.10.18 (6)


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