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A Broad Oval Iron Tsuba
A Broad Oval Iron Tsuba

SIGNED YASUCHIKA, EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

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A Broad Oval Iron Tsuba
Signed Yasuchika, Edo Period (18th-19th century)
Carved in low relief with an elephant, details in silver and gilt nunomezogan, the reverse with an inscritpion, fitted wood box
8.3cm. high

Lot Essay

The inscription is a dedication regarding the arrival of an elephant from China.

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