18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 700 - USD 900
Two Iron Tsuba
Edo period (18th century)
The first an iron rounded-rectangular plate carved with two family crests in low relief, the rim carved with Buddhist prayer beads, traces of silver nunome; the second a circular iron plate pierced with family crests, hitsu-ana plugged with shakudo
3¼in. (8.3cm.) long; 3in. (7.7cm.) diameter (2)
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