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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 294

    A Shoami-School Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Shoami-School Tsuba
    Edo period (19th century)
    Oval iron plate decorated with an oxherd holding a chrysanthemum on the back of an ox beneath a pine tree, rendered in iroe taka-zogan, taka-bori and shishiai-bori
    3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) long
    With Tokubetsu kicho tosogu (Especially precious sword fitting) certificate no. 182, attributing this tsuba to the Shoami school, issued by the Nihon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1968.9.29


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