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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    An Iwamoto School Tsuba, a Tenbo Tsuba, a Shoami Tsuba, a Bushu Tsuba and a Ko-Kinko Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED KANSAI SAKU, THE THIRD SIGNED SHOAMI

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    An Iwamoto School Tsuba, a Tenbo Tsuba, a Shoami Tsuba, a Bushu Tsuba and a Ko-Kinko Tsuba
    Edo period (18th-19th century), the first signed Kansai saku, the third signed Shoami
    The first an iron rounded-rectangular plate with a rain dragon above waves in taka-bori, shishiai-bori and gold zogan; the second a mokko iron plate pierced with a shrimp; the third a circular iron tsuchime-ji plate with shogi game pieces in inlaid silver and shakudo; the fourth an iron sukashi tsuba with reclining oxen, the details highlighted in gold zogan; the fifth a circular shakudo ishime-ji plate pierced with heraldic crests, silver fukurin
    3¼in. (8.3cm.) diameter (largest) (5)


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