New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
A KINAI SCHOOL TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1675)
The round iron plate is pierced and carved with four maple leaves on a stream with dots of dew in brass inlay on the leaves--height and width 7.8cm., thickness 4.75mm.
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