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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 307

    A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba, a Kaneie School Tsuba, a Jakushi School Tsuba, a Soten School Tsuba, a Shoami School Tsuba and an Iron Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), THE SECOND INSCRIBED YAMASHIRO KUNI FUSHIMI JU KANEIE, THE FOURTH INSCRIBED KOSHU HIKONE JU SOHEISHI NYUDO MUNENORI SEI

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    A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba, a Kaneie School Tsuba, a Jakushi School Tsuba, a Soten School Tsuba, a Shoami School Tsuba and an Iron Tsuba
    Edo period (18th-19th century), the second inscribed Yamashiro kuni Fushimi ju Kaneie, the fourth inscribed Koshu Hikone ju Soheishi nyudo Munenori sei
    Comprising an oval iron plate carved on the surface to resemble the bark of a tree and decorated with vines of ivy and a fly in gold, copper and shakudo taka-zogan; an iron mokko tsuchime-ji plate carved in taka-bori with a landscape and figures making silk textiles, gold and silver highlights; an iron rounded-rectangular ishime-ji plate with an irregular edge decorated with scholars in a landscape in taka-bori and gold, silver and shakudo taka-zogan; an oval iron plate decorated with Chinese scholars in various activities in taka-bori and gold taka-zogan and nunome; an iron trapezoidal slightly mokko ishime-ji plate inlaid with cherry blossoms and vines in gold nunome and with a tenata (cutting knife) inlaid in shakudo, pierced with two udenuki-ana; slightly concave oval iron plate carved with the ghost of Taira Tomomori appearing on a wave before Benkei and Yoshitsune in a boat, from the Noh play Funa Benkei, with copper and gold taka-zogan details
    3 3/8in. (8.7cm.) long (largest) (5)


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    Howard Mansfield, New York