SETS OF TOSOGU

Landscape Set of Fittings

Rich on details landscape motif: village houses by the river, fisherman boats, nocturnal scenery. Skillful play with colors of alloys and materials gives a real-life picture feeling. Fantastic example of Japanese metalwork.

Signed: Masanobu

Attributed to Someya Masanobu (H 04312.0), grandson of Someya Masanobu (H 04347.0), founder of the Someya school, who were described as carvers of exquisite landscape motifs

Late Edo period, second half of 19th century

Material: Copper, Shibuichi, Shakudo, Silver, Gold

Measurements:

Tsuba: H58 mm, W52.4 mm, Seppa-dai 3.4 mm, Nakago-ana H24.8 mm, W6.45 mm, Weight: 70 g

Kozuka Hitsu-ana

Fuchi-Kashira, inner: H33.9 mm, W16.5 mm - H30.4 mm, W12.7 mm

Nakago-ana H27.2 mm, W7.7 mm

Kashira with Shitodome

Menuki: H10.8 mm, W31 mm

In Kiri-box

Price: USD 500 + shipping cost