New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
AN EDO KINKO TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800)
A long, round-cornered, trapezoidal-shaped brass plate has a stone finish surface and a slightly raised rim. The face is inlaid in high relief with a deer in copper, with gold spots and antlers. The reverse is decorated with linear carved designs of grass and flowers--height 6.2cm., width 4.7cm., thickness 5.0mm.
Hotel Drouot, Paris, December 1960, lot 240
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This style and shape was based on the work of the Tsuchiya Yasuchika family school.
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