22 October 1992,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 990
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
AN EDO KINKO TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800)
A long, round-cornered, trapezoidal-shaped brass plate has a stone finish surface and a slightly raised rim. The face is inlaid in high relief with a deer in copper, with gold spots and antlers. The reverse is decorated with linear carved designs of grass and flowers--height 6.2cm., width 4.7cm., thickness 5.0mm.
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This style and shape was based on the work of the Tsuchiya Yasuchika family school.
Hotel Drouot, Paris, December 1960, lot 240
A closer look at a movement from the early 20th century that continues to influence contemporary art
Specialist Carleigh Queenth discusses the Sèvres porcelain service treasured by successive generations of the Rockefeller family