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An Iron Nara School Tsuba
An Iron Nara School Tsuba

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED YASUCHIKA

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An Iron Nara School Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), signed Yasuchika
Modelled as a three-lobed mushroom and decorated on the front with Okame in gold, silver and shakudo takazogan, the reverse inlaid with gold lines imitating the underside of a mushroom; tang hole plugged with copper
3in. (7.6cm.) long
Provenance
Henri L. Joly, Paris
Professor E. Tassell
S.G. Gardiner
Edgar Jepson
Axel Petersen, Esq., sold Sotheby's, London, 10 March, 1970, lot 64
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