18 March 2008,
Price realised USD 4,000
USD 2,800 - USD 3,200
An Akao School Tsuba, Three Echizen Tsuba and an Iron Tsuba
Edo period (18th-19th century), the second singed Echizen kinai saku
Comprising a circular iron sukashi tsuba carved with four fans; an oval iron sukashi tsuba carved with plum blossoms in the round; an oval iron sukashi tsuba formed as two bushy-tailed squirrels, tails highlighted in ke-bori; a circular iron sukashi tsuba carved with cedar trees, a torii gate and a spool of thread; an oval iron plate carved with blossoming peonies in relief
3¼in. (8.2cm.) long (largest) (5)
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