Estimate: $1,500 – $2,000
Christe’s NY Dr. Walter Compton Sale, Lot 38 12/17/92. Ishiguro style tsuba, Edo period- circa 1800. This is an oval shakudo plate including high relief carved and inlaid gold, silver and shakudo of a cherry tree and peahen on a nanako ground, and the reverse depicts a low relief carved stream with inlaid gold bamboo and rocks. 7×6.5cm and 5mm thick. Looks to be in perfect condition. Very fine nanako ground on both sides including on the mimi, unsigned.