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18c Japanese sword TSUBA HIDEYOSHI & South Sea Islanders

18c Japanese sword TSUBA HIDEYOSHI & South Sea Islanders


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1387790
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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 $450.00 
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlays depicting the greatest Japanese general Toyotomi Hideyoshi seated under a pine tree as two South Sea Islanders kowtow in front of him. Rare subject, excellent detailing, inlays in various metals, gilding, finely done pine needle clusters. Beautiful patina, great feel of age. Height 2 9/16 inches.