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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    FOUR IRON TSUBA

    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    FOUR IRON TSUBA
    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)
    The first Akasaka style with chrysanthemum rim pierced and carved in yo-sukashi with myoga leaves and stylized plovers; the second Akasaka style with irregular rim, pierced and carved with flowering plum in yo-sukashi; the third mokko shape in Nanban style pierced and carved with dragons; the fourth round and pierced with dragons
    7cm., 7.3cm., 7.8cm. and 7.4cm. respectively (4)


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