23 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
A PAIR OF STIRRUPS WITH AUSPICIOUS MOTIFS
EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY), signed Komura saku
A pair of iron stirrups decorated with roundels containing floral designs, insects, crustaceans, reptiles, mon insignia, and such in brass and copper inlay, the wood insteps with overall patterns of stylized triangular iroko (fish scales) alternately in black lacquer and white shell
25.2cm. high (2)
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