Robert E. Haynes

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'Yamashiro Kuni ju Umetada' $600.00
"Round iron plate with thin rim and the web carved as a dragon. The eyes and one tooth in brass inlay, on both sides. There is some iron on iron inlay such as the shoulder and the brow of the dragon, which is very rare in the work of any Umetada artist, but is seen in most early Kaneiye work.

This tsuba is signed: 'Yamashiro Kuni ju Umetada', H 11055.0. We do not know who the individual artist of these works might have been, but they were part of the Kyoto Nishijin school of the family.

The other most interesting thing about these dragon subject Umetada school examples, is their relationship to the early Kinai dragon subject tsuba that might very well have been the origin for the slightly later Kinai examples. None of these ideas have been studied, but they should be." (Haynes)

7.8cm x 8.0cm x 0.5cm.

How to Purchase this Tsuba

If you would like to know more about any Tsuba, or if you are considering a purchase, please send an E-MAIL telling me (Elliott) where you are and what pieces interest you.

Or, if you would rather, you may call me: Phone: (c)503-754-8082  or   (h)503-666-2342

I can discuss payment methods, and estimate shipping and insurance costs. 

For orders within the US, I can accept personal checks, bank checks, or money orders made payable to "Elliott Long." I cannot process credit cards or accept paypal payments. 

Orders from outside the US can be paid with International Postal Money Orders, checks in US dollars written on a US bank, Western Union transfers, or Bank Wire transfers. Contact Me for details. I can give you a quote on shipping and insurance costs, once I have received your mailing address.

Payments should be sent to:   Elliott Long
                                                         P.O. Box 2103
                                                         Gresham, Oregon 97030

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