22 October 1992,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 440
USD 1,000 - USD 2,000
A GOTO SCHOOL KOZUKA
MUROMACHI PERIOD (CIRCA 1550), INSCRIBED MON SOJO SAKU TEIJO WITH KAO
The plate is shakudo nanako with a shakudo design of shinto-miya objects in relief. The back is sheet gold plate with running file marks, much rubbed--length 9.6cm., width 1.3cm., thickness 1.1mm.
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This is an old kozuka of the Muromachi period, but the signature is poorly cut and not with a sure hand.
Joseph U. Seo, New York
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