18 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
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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