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Provenance:   Robert E. Haynes $1800.00

"An oval shape tetsu-ji (iron) tsuba depicting a scene from the Gempei War. As shown here a piece with refined technique and drawing on a legendary episode in Japanese history. The inlay is gold and shakudo nunome zogan. Both sides exhibit high relief and and finely detailed inlays.
Mei: 'SOHEISHI NYUDO SOTEN TSUKURU'. This is Haynes Index H 08942.0. This is confirmed due to the lack of openwork sukashi.
Dates to ca. 1750." (Haynes & Long)

7.10cm x 7.55cm x 0.40cm (Rim)


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