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Tsuba : Jakushi 'landscape of cove'


Tsuba :
Mei (signature) : Jakushi

Length : 7.29 cm x 7.18 cm ( 2.87 inches x 2.83 inches.)
Thickness of rim : 0.51 cm ( 0.20 inches.)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.

Special feature: Peaceful landscape of cove carved on round shape iron Tsuba inlaid with gold and copper color.
Kawamura Jakuchu the first generation is a artist at Nagasaki at early Edo period. He learned paintings from Itsuzen, the monk of Zen meditation (Obaku) and inlay technique from Mokuan.
He became the founder of Wakashiba school.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price: JPY 40,000-.