New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
AN EDO TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800)
The four-lobed iron plate (mokko) is carved with an overall openwork (sukashi) pattern of interlocking rings (shippo). The edge has some rust spots--height 7.8cm., width 7.2cm., thickness 4.5mm.
Glendining & Co., London, July 1965, lot 151
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This late Edo sukashi-style of tsuba could have been made by any of the Edo area schools.
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