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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 243

    Two Iron Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    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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