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Lot 0009
  • Item: Iron tsuba, pierced, carved and inlaid with gold
  • Origin: Japan
  • Date: Edo period
  • Materials: Iron, gold
  • Height: 72.9 mm; Width: 67.9 mm; Thickness: 4.6 mm; Weight: 90 g

    Slightly elongated round iron tsuba, carved and pierced with a daikon (Japanese radish) bearing extensive foliage, with some veins inlaid in gold, and two rats with eyes inlaid in gold too. Unsigned. The rats on daikon allude to Daikokuten, or Daikoku - one of the Seven Gods of Good Luck. A beautiful piece.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from California.

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  • Condition

    Very good

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    Iron tsuba, pierced, carved and inlaid with gold

    Auction ended on Wed, Mar 14, 2018
    Estimate $160 - $180
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