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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 360

    A Pair of Kyo-Kanagushi Gold Menuki

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Pair of Kyo-Kanagushi Gold Menuki
    Edo period (18th century)
    Carved in high relief as a pair of gambolling Chinese lions
    With a Hozon tosogu (Sword fitting worthy of preserving) certificate no. 433190 attributing these menuki to Kyoto school sword-fittings maker, issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozen Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1997.4.15 (2)


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