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A Large Iron Sukashi Tsuba, an Iron Tsuba and a Tosho Tsuba
A Large Iron Sukashi Tsuba, an Iron Tsuba and a Tosho Tsuba

MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

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A Large Iron Sukashi Tsuba, an Iron Tsuba and a Tosho Tsuba
Muromachi period (16th century)
The first pierced with heraldic crests and fans; the second pierced in the plate with two interlocking diamonds; the third, almost circular and pierced with cherry blossoms and plum blossoms
3¾in. (9.5cm.); 3¼in. (8.2cm.); 3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) long (3)
Provenance
The third, Henri Vever, sold Sotheby's, London, The Henri Vever Collection of Fine Japanese Works of Art, Part I, 24 and 25 October, 1972, lot 177

Lot Essay

The first and second sold Sotheby's, London, 23 June, 1970
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