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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsubas

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED TERUMITSU AND KAO

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    Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsubas
    Edo period (19th century), the first signed Terumitsu and kao
    The first a rounded rectangular shinchu ishime-ji plate with a heron among lotus leaves in iroe taka-zogan and two fish in shakudo and gold hira-zogan, the area denoting water migaki-ji and carved with a wave in shishiai-bori; the second an iron tsuchime-ji plate with a courtier on horseback and attendant and a woman playing koto in the moonlight with pine and autumn plants rendered in iroe taka-zogan and taka-bori
    3in. (7.5cm.); 3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) long (2)


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