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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 314

    A Yokoya School Tsuba, Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba, a Copper Tsuba and an Iron Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY), THE FIRST INSCRIBED SOYO AND WITH KAO, THE FOURTH INSCRIBED ARITSUNE AND KAO

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    A Yokoya School Tsuba, Two Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba, a Copper Tsuba and an Iron Tsuba
    Edo period (18th century), the first inscribed Soyo and with kao, the fourth inscribed Aritsune and kao
    Comprising an oval shibuichi migaki-ji plate carved with Rosei reclining beneath a tree, the reverse with images from his dream, all rendered in katakiri-bori with shakudo and gold hira-zogan highlights; an oval iron ishime-ji plate carved with a blossoming cherry tree in taka-bori, details in shakudo and gold taka-zogan; an oval shakudo ishime-ji plate with gourds and flowering vines in gold, copper and shibuichi taka-zogan, the reverse carved in sunken relief with a river and rocks; an oval copper plate finished in ishime and carved with a pine tree in katakiri-bori and inlaid with a silver moon in hira-zogan, pine cones rendered in gold; an oval iron tsuchime-ji plate carved with a pine tree by a stream in shishiai-bori, the full moon rendered in gold numome
    3½in (9cm.) long (largest) (5)


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