18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,250
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A Tomita School Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), signed Tomita Masayoshi and with kao and dated Mizunoto-i haru horu kore (Carved in the Spring of 1863)
Oval iron plate with dote-mimi and carved in taka-bori with waves crashing against rocks before the rising sun, highlighted in gold hira-zogan
2¼in. (8.3cm.) long
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