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Lot 0018
  • Item: Iron sukashi tsuba with NBTHK "Hozon" attestation
  • Origin: Japan
  • Date: Edo period
  • Materials: Iron
  • Height: 82.5 mm; Width: 84.7 mm; Thickness: 3.3 mm; Weight: 109 g

    A circular tsuba pierced in negative silhouette (in-sukashi) with wisteria (fuji)flowers in symmetrical arrangement. Kozuka hitsu-ana (possibly cut later) with a tin plug. Traditional Japanese design, often used as a family crest(mon),e.g. by the Fijiwara clan. Tsuba comes with NBTHK "Hozon" paper: Worthy of Preservation. The fuji mon in this form was used by several great families: Ando, Ito, Kato, and the daimyo of Mitsu and Mino.

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  • Location: This item ships from California.

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    Iron sukashi tsuba with NBTHK "Hozon" attestation

    Estimate $140 - $155Mar 14, 2018
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