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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 234

    An Akasaka Daisho Tsuba


    Price Realised  


    An Akasaka Daisho Tsuba
    Edo period (18th century)
    The pair of circular iron sukashi tsuba designed with a rounded, lobed rim and carved with four sets of ginger plants separated by stylized birds in flight, the surface details carved with fine lines
    3in. (7.5cm.); 2¾in. (7.1cm.) diameter
    With Tokubetsu kicho tosogu (Especially precious sword-fitting) certificate (for the dai only) no. 35 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1976.9.22 (2)

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