10 November 2004
A SHIBUICHI TSUBA AND ANOTHER
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A ROUNDED SQUARE SHIBUICHI MIKAKIJI TSUBA, OF A FLOWERING BRANCH BENEATH THE MOON IN IROE TAKAZOGAN, SIGNED .... SEIMIN AND A KAO; AND A MOKKOGATA TSUCHIMEJI TSUBA WITH A STREAM AND INLAID WITH TURTLES IN SENTOKU AND SHAKUDO, GILT DETAILS, AIZU SHOAMI WORK
6.8CM. AND 7.8CM. RESPECTIVELY (2)
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ABE SEIMIN WAS BORN IN 1883 AND WAS A PUPIL OF UNNO SHOMIN.
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