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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 281

    Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

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    Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
    Edo period (18th century)
    Comprising a mokko tsuchime-ji plate carved with a kappa in a tree watching a crab, the details inlaid in shakudo and gold; and a circular plate with Benkei at Gojo Bridge in gold overlay
    3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) long; 3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) diameter (2)


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