11 November 2008
A group of five tsuba
Edo Period (18th-19th century)
An iron tsuba of a water dragon in clouds, signed Ichio; a Choshu school iron plate tsuba of a dragon and clouds, signed Nobusane; an iron plate Shoami school tsuba with gold inlay design of a writing set with dragon and leaves and two other tsuba (5)
The first: Schroder Collection, Taylor Collection
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