18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,500
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), the second inscribed Yasuyuki
The first an oval shakudo migaki-ji plate dished slightly to the edge and decorated with Kanzan by a waterfall holding a handscroll, the reverse with Jittoku's broom, all in shishiai-bori and silver and gold taka-zogan and hira-zogan; the second a Hamano-school oval shakudo migaki-ji kaku-mimi plate with a heron in a willow tree in iroe taka-zogan, taka-bori and shishiai-bori, reverse with a stream and a crescent moon in silver hira-zogan
2 7/8in. (7.2cm.); 2¾in. (7cm.) long (2)
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