New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
AN EDO KINKO TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800)
The shibuichi plate is of four-lobed shape (mokko). The web is carved in a wide basket-weave pattern and is inlaid in relief with vines, leaves and blooms in shakudo, gold and silver. The inlay and ground pattern repeat on the reverse. The silver rim cover is carved with bamboo joints. There is a silver sekigane in the kogai hitsu-ana--height and width 7.0cm., thickness 4.0mm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This may be the work of one of the Edo Shoami artists.
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea