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Lot 0011
  • Item: Signed iron tsuba by Nara Shigeharuwith shakudo and gold inlay; with provenance
  • Origin: Japan
  • Date: Edo period, mid-18th century
  • Materials: Iron, shakudo, gold
  • Height: 68.0 mm; Width: 63.2 mm; Thickness: 3.7 mm; Weight: 86 g

    Very well forged iron tsuba of oval form decorated with a grass hopper (shakudo body with golden antennas and limbs) climbing an aubergine inlaid in gold in high relief. Crescent moon is inlaid in shibuichi; grasses on both sides inlaid in brass, gold and shakudo. Nakago-ana with copper fittings (sekigane), kogai hitsu-ana plugged with shakudo. Signed: Nara Shigeharu saku.Provenance: Alan Hartman.

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  • 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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    Signed iron tsuba by Nara Shigeharuwith shakudo and

    Estimate $325 - $375Mar 14, 2018
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