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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    TWO IRON MOKKO SOTEN TSUBA

    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    TWO IRON MOKKO SOTEN TSUBA
    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)
    The first pierced and carved with Gama Sennin in Horaizan, the kogai hitsuana partially pluged with shakudo, details in copper and gold inlay, signed Soheishi Nudo Soten Sei, and Goshu Hikone Ju; the second with armoured warriors in assault of a castle, details in gold, copper, and silver inlay, signed Sogarashi Nyudo Soten
    Both 8cm. long (2)


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    Please note that the illustration in the catalogue is incorrect. The tsuba illustrated are lot 123.