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19c bronze Japanese sword TSUBA woman, marsh by MASATOSHI

19c bronze Japanese sword TSUBA woman, marsh by MASATOSHI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1406836
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19th century Japanese sword bronze tsuba with finely incised decoration of a kneeling old woman holding a large peach, a tub with clothes to be washed next to her. The back is decorated with a bridge across a marsh with grasses and a weeping willow. Brilliant use of katakiri bori - carving technique recreating the brush strokes used in sumi ink drawings - see finely executed lines of her robe and blades of grass, in great condition. Signed on the front JOSA MASATOSHI SAKU (made by Josa Masatoshi). Height 2 13/16 inches.