A GILT-IRON SUKASHI TSUBA DEPICTING BAMBOO A GILT-IRON SUKASHI TSUBA DEPICTING B…
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A GILT-IRON SUKASHI TSUBA DEPICTING BAMBOO

A GILT-IRON SUKASHI TSUBA DEPICTING BAMBOO Unsigned Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868) Of marugata shape with a squared rim and a kozuka and kogai hitsu-ana, worked in yo-sukashi and highlighted in gold nunome-zogan depicting bamboo stalks with leaves partly eaten by insects. DIAMETER 8.1 cm WEIGHT 97.6 g Condition: Very good condition with typical wear and small nicks to the nakago-ana. Museum comparison: Compare a closely related yo-sukashi iron tsuba depicting bamboo with gold nunome-zogan highlighting, dated 18th century, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 14.60.37.

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A GILT-IRON SUKASHI TSUBA DEPICTING BAMBOO

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