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Kyo Shoami Chrysanthemum Tsuba_460px
Kyō-Shōami tsuba

Shakudō chrysanthemum motif

Earliest Edo Period

        $1,100
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Hayashi Kiri Mon Tsuba_460px
Hayashi tsuba

Tsuba with kiri-mon and tomoe motif

Mid Edo Period

        $1,200
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Higo Nishigaki Tsuba_460px
Higo Nishigaki tsuba

Higo tsuba of chrysanthemum motif

Mid Edo Period

        $1,900
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Shoami Tadatsugu Tsuba_460px
Shōami Tadatsugu tsuba

Iron Shōami tsuba signed Tadatsugu, with wheel motif.

Mid Edo Period

        $1,000
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KoShoami Momo Tsuba_460px
Ko-Shōami tsuba

Iron Ko-Shōami tsuba with peach motif.

Early Edo Period

        $1,500
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Hayashi Eda Giku Tsuba_460px
Hayashi tsuba

Iron Hayashi II tsuba with chrysanthemum branch motif.

Mid Edo Period

        $1,950
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Otsuryuken Shozui Machibori Tsuba_460px
Machibori tsuba

Brass and gold plate tsuba with motif of a Chinese sage and attendant.

Meiji Period

        $2,400
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Kokinko Date Mon Tsuba_460px
Ko-kinkō mon tsuba

Yamagane tsuba in the form of the Date clan mon. NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

Late Muromachi - Momoyama Period

        $4,000
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Nobuie Kuruma Tsuba_460px
Nobuie tsuba

Iron Nobuie school tsuba, with the wheel (Kuruma) motif, and hammered surface treatment

Edo Period

        $850
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Naginata Tsuba_460px
Naginata tsuba

Yamagane Naginata tsuba with associated kanagu.

Mid Muromachi Period

        $2,500
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Mino Tsuba_460px
Mino tsuba

Mino school tsuba with floral motif

Edo Period

        $1,050
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Kyo Sukashi Myoga and Karigane Tsuba_460px
Kyō-sukashi tsuba

Iron sukashi tsuba of ginger and wild geese in flight motif.

Early Edo Period

            SOLD
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Nishigaki Pines Tsuba_Obv_460px
Nishigaki II tsuba

Classic 3-storied pine motif tsuba

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Fan Geese Kokatchushi Tsuba_460px
Ko-katchushi tsuba

Early iron sukashi tsuba with fans and geese motif. NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper.

Late Muromachi Period

        SOLD
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Hoan Rinpo Tsuba_460px
Hōan tsuba

Iron Hōan school tsuba, with the Rinpō motif, and classic acid-etched surface treatment.

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Owari Moji Tsuba_460px
Owari tsuba

Iron tsuba with sukashi of Buddhist protective symbols. NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

Momoyama - Earliest Edo Period

        SOLD
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Kokinko Tsuba Gold Waves and Kiri Mon
Ko-kinkō tsuba with gold waves and kiri mon motif

Ko-kinkō yamagane tsuba with extensive gold application

Azuchi-Momoyama Period

        SOLD
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Nerikawa Tsuba_460px
Nerikawa tsuba

Black lacquered leather tsuba, of 5-layer construction.

Mid Muromachi Period

        SOLD
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Heianjo_Kikyo_small_460px
Heianjō kikyō-mon and saddle motif tsuba

Excellent brass inlay tsuba with interesting design. NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper.

Momoyama - Early Edo Period

       SOLD
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Sayu Tsubomi Koshoami Tsuba Obv_460px
Ko-Shōami tsuba

Ko-Shōami sukashi tsuba of flower-buds.

Momoyama to Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Higo Crane Tsuba_460px
Higo tsuba

Iron Higo school tsuba of crane motif.

Mid Edo Period

        SOLD
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Nodachi Rinpo Sukashi Tsuba_Obv_Small_460px
Nodachi Rinpō sukashi tsuba

Exceptionally rare, massive iron Nodachi tsuba of Rinpō sukashi motif, with field damage and repair.

Kamakura - Nanbokuchō period

            SOLD
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Shonai Yoshitoki Cloud Dragon Tsuba_460px
Shonai tsuba

Iron tsuba with classic cloud dragon motif, signed with Kao. NBTHK Hozon paper.

Mid Edo Period

           SOLD
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Ichinomiya Nagayoshi Tsuba_460px
Ichinomiya tsuba

Iron tsuba signed by Ichinomiya Kenryūshi Nagayoshi. NBTHK Hozon paper.

Mid Edo Period

       SOLD
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Umetada Kuyo Mon Tsuba_460px
Umetada tsuba

Iron Umetada school tsuba with gold inlay and shakudō inserts

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Heianjo Hyotan Tsuba_small_460px
Heianjō hyōtan motif tsuba

Large Heianjō tsuba with bold sukashi and colorful motif of hyōtan (gourds). NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Umetada Gohei and Map Obv_small_460px
Umetada tsuba with Gohei and map motif

Umetada school tsuba with motif of Gohei (Shinto ritual implement), and an old map of Japan on the reverse.

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Myochin Munesuke Mokume Tsuba_small_460px
Myōchin mokume tsuba

Exceptional mokume tsuba, signed and dated by the 24th mainline master Myōchin Munesuke.

Dated 1717

        SOLD
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Owari_Konomi_Tsuba_Small_460px
Owari konomi and tomoe motif tsuba

Owari tsuba with unusual design combination and excellent iron quality. NBTHK Hozon paper.

Early Edo Period

        SOLD
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Toran Kei Obv Black_Small_460px x 529px
Tōran-kei tsuba

Classic, large early bronze tsuba with remnant gold gilding, and 6 sukashi openings.

Kofun Period, 6th century

        SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

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