Marugata iron Tsuba - Butterfly

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A marugata tsuba in russet iron decorated in sukashi with a butterfly (Ageha-chō), crest of the Taira Family.

 

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Description

A marugata tsuba in russet iron decorated in sukashi with a butterfly (Ageha-chō), crest of the Taira Family.

Robert E. Haynes\' comment about this tsuba : «Very early Kyo-sukashi. Ca. 1500 or a little earlier. A little thick; it would be thinner with brass inlay if it were 100 years earlier ».
Provenance: former collection of Troy Baxley

Period
Muromachi
Height
7,8 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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