2 - 3 April 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CHINESE BRONZE SWORD HANDLE, NEI,
cast on either side with pairs of confronted dragons, the oblong blade socket cast in intaglio on one side with a taotie mask and on the reverse with a stylized foliate motif
6 5/8in. (17cm.) long, Japanese wood box
Kinpei Takeuchi (1873-1960).
Ryuichi Sano (1889-1977), acquired in Tokyo, 1950s.
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