New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
AN IRON TSUBA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1700), SIGNED SHUSHIN SAKU
The iron plate is pierced to form two interlocking jewels (tama). The surface of the plate has a fine wood grain (mokume) and hammered texture. The kozuka hitsu has a shakudo sekigane--height 7.9cm., width 7.3cm., thickness 5.25mm.
Prince Ichijo collection
Joseph U. Seo, New York
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