New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
A MITO SCHOOL TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800)
The oval iron plate is carved in the web with two dragons in the round, positioned head to tail. The surface retains much of its original black lacquer surface--height 6.5cm., width 5.9cm., thickness 5.0mm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The double dragon design is rarer in the Mito Ichiryu (Hitotsuyanagi) school than that of the single dragon.
Daphne Lingon, Head of Jewellery at Christie’s in New York, on the 'dramatic' ring with which David Rockefeller proposed to Peggy in 1940
A guide to arguably South America’s most famous artist, whose work addresses everything from domestic life to bullfighting