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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A Tanto, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A Tanto, 19th Century
    the fuchi kashira worked in shakudo, silver, gilt and iroe takazogan with coral fishermen in turbulent waters, signed Omori Eishu; the kozuka with similar waters, signed Omori Eishu; one menuki of shakudo and gold with a fisherman pulling at a rope; the other a piece of coral; the scabbard of roiro lacquer in gold hiramakie and takamakie and inlaid with coral

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