14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A SHAKUDO FUTATAKOROMONO AND THIRTEEN OTHER FITTINGS
Edo Period (17th-19th century)
A shakudo futatakoromono, the shakudo nanako kozuka depicting a carp in gilt takazogan; the associated shakudo menuki depicting gilt carp; a shakudo ishimeji fuchi-kashira with Shoki and an oni in iroe takazogan, Hamano School; a shakudo nanako fuchi- kashira with a shachi in shakudo takazogan, gilt details; an iron pair chiselled with tigers, signed Hirakuni and kao; a Hamano school shibuichi kozuka carved in low relief with a woodcutter, gilt details; two shiiremono kozuka; another in takazogan with Jurojin; a round iron tsuba depicting a priest signed Tobu ju Naotada and kao, 7.3cm; another rounded square tsuba decorated with flowers, 7cm; another, rounded square pierced with fans, 7.9cm; a military tsuba; a tanto tsuba; and a kakumokkogata iron tsuba chiselled in low relief with Shoki, gilt details, the oni in iroe-takazogan on the reverse, 8.0cm
Various sizes (14)
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