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japanese bronze mixed metal tsuba iwamoto konkan 17441801


Japanese Bronze & Mixed Metal Tsuba- Iwamoto Konkan 1744-1801


£2,150 | $2,996 USD | €2,506 EUR
Item Number: SA786995
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Steve Sly Japanese Works of Art
This antique has been viewed 26 times in the past month with the most views from France.


As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this Edo period bronze and mixed metal Tsuba depicting a fisherman out boating with a basket or lantern in his hand, the subject captured beneath a moonlit sky , the rear of the tsuba depicts a pair of birds in flight about to land in the lakeside setting , the subject worked in mixed metals including gold, silver and shakudo, the tsuba is signed to the front by Iwamoto Konkan (1744-1801), part of a group of tsuba from a single owner collection .
Literature :
This late 18th century artist has many tsuba recorded in museums and collections around the world .
Provenance :
UK based Japanese works of art collection.
Condition report :
Good age related condition .
Approximate Sizes :
Width : 3 1/4"  8.3 cm
Height : 3 1/2"  9.0 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item .
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 9 cm (3.5")
Width = 8.3 cm (3.3")
Depth = 0.4 cm (0.2")

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Steve Sly Japanese Works of Art
Stags Head Antiques Ltd
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