© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-044
AN IRON, COPPER AND GOLD TSUBA DEPICTING SAMURAI WARRIORS AMID ROCKS BY GENKO
By Genko, tsuba, iron, copper and gold
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An oval-round tsuba with openwork as well as two hitsu. Several warriors in armor are depicted between rocks and under pine trees, presumably a scene from the Genpei War between the Minamoto and Taira clans. One of the warriors has the horns known as kuwa-gata on his helmet. Semi-sculptural relief with copper zogan as well as some gold. Signed KOSHU GENKO saku, stylistically this is in the direction of the Soten school.

HEIGHT 7.6 cm

Provenance: Austrian private collection.
Condition: Very good condition with minor rust.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 250

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