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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    A Hirata School Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY), SIGNED HIRATA

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    A Hirata School Tsuba
    Edo period (17th century), signed Hirata
    Yamagane rounded-rectangular plate pierced with namako-shaped hitsu-ana, the surface hammered to a stone finish and the rim rounded
    2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) long
    With Hozon tosogu (Sword-fitting worthy of preserving) certificate no. 451340 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2006.12.15


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