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Lot 67 - September 2015

A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) | Grand Auctions
A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 1 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 2 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 3 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 4 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 5 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 6 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 7 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 8 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 9 A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century) - Image 10

Lot 67
A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century)

Auction: September 2015

Of oval form, the openwork hira inlaid with gold, silver and copper is decorated with five sages in a bamboo grove with pine branches and leaves, pierced with both a kozuka and kogai hitsu ana both later filled with copper. Inscribed with five characters p A very fine Japanese chiselled iron tsuba, late Edo/Meiji period (19th century). Of oval form, the openwork hira inlaid with gold, silver and copper is decorated with five sages in a bamboo grove with pine branches and leaves, pierced with both a kozuka and kogai hitsu ana both later filled with copper. Inscribed with five characters partially translated as reading So:Mune Yo. 3.2 in (8.1 cm) diameter.

Estimate: £600 - £900

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