All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1157797 (stock #TB00101)
Two closely related soft metal (bronze or brass) tsuba from Edo period (1603-1867). These are from the 19th century. Each is approx. 2 5/8 inches long and 2 3/8 inches wide (6.5 X 6 cm). Both depict an eagle hunting two small birds in tufts of grass on one side. On the other side the eagle is poised over an empty landscape. Both with gilt highlights.
Condition: good condition with minor scratches, uneven oxidation, and wear...