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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 223

    A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
    Edo period (19th century)
    Oval shibuichi migaki-ji designed with a Chinese scholar holding a large censer over his head while he composes a verse and another scholar seated below a pine tree looking on, all in copper, shakudo and gold taka-zogan and taka-bori and katakiri-bori, the reverse with a poem in gold hira-zogan
    2in. (7cm.) long


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