PROTO - AKASAKA


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$1200.00
"Iron sukashi tsuba with design of chrysanthemum and kiri (paulownia). The horizontal lines represent water, perhaps with waves back to back. Mumei. A Ko-Shoami tsuba dating to ca. 1500. Many iron bones appear in the rim which confirms the age before the Akasaka school began. Accompanied with NBTHK Hozon paper to Akasaka school (see below)." (Haynes & Long)



7.4cm x 7.2cm x 0.5cm




Image taken from Jim Gilbert's web site. Showing similar tsuba being attributed to Akasaka school by N.B.T.H.K. and Shoami school by N.T.H.K.

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