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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    An iron tsuba

    MOMOYAMA PERIOD (LATE 16TH - EARLY 17TH CENTURY), SIGNED YAMAKICHIBEI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An iron tsuba
    Momoyama period (late 16th - early 17th century), signed Yamakichibei
    The iron lobed tsuba with raised edge, finely hammered and carved with stars of a constellation
    2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Prince Ichijo Sanetaka
    Joseph U. Seo, New York
    Dr. Walter Ames Compton
    Previously sold in these Rooms, 31 March 1992, lot 5