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Four Tsuba, Japan, 19th/20th century, one iron, decorated with shakudo and gilt inlaid birds and bamboo, signed, and three metal alloy

Auction:
2869T
Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2869T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Four Tsuba, Japan, 19th/20th century, one iron, decorated with shakudo and gilt inlaid birds and bamboo, signed, and three metal alloy decorated with gilt and carved cut-out designs, two depicting coiled dragons, the other a scholar with a scroll, dia. to 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

inscribed with collection numbers.


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Keywords

Japan, Decorative arts, Inlay, Metalworking, Shakudō, Umetada, Woodworking

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