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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 298

    An Iwamoto School Tsuba and Three Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST INSCRIBED SHUNSHO DO KONKAN AND WITH KAO AND THE THIRD INSCRIBED HISANORI

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    An Iwamoto School Tsuba and Three Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
    Edo period (19th century), the first inscribed Shunsho do Konkan and with kao and the third inscribed Hisanori
    The first, rounded-rectangular shibuichi migaki-ji plate carved in shishiai-bori and decorated in gold, silver and shakudo taka-zogan with the demon of Rashomon Gate on the back of Watanabe no Tsuna; the second oval shibuichi migaki-ji plate carved in taka-bori and inlaid in iroe taka-zogan with a warrior in a tower, the reverse with Mount Yoshino with blossoming cherry trees; the third, oval shakudo migaki-ji plate carved with warriors inside a hollow tree draped with ivy, the details in gold and copper taka-zogan; the fourth, oval shakudo migaki-ji plate with the demon of Rashomon gate and Watanabe no Tsuna, the reverse with Watanabe's horse in taka-bori and iroe taka-zogan
    2 5/8 x 2 3/8in. (6.8 x 6.2cm.); 3 3/8 x 3¼in. (8.5 x 8.2cm.); 2½ x 2¼in. (6.5 x 5.7cm.); 2¾ x 2½in. (7 x 6.3cm.) (4)


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