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Shoami Shigenobu Dai-Sho Tsuba

TS0540

 

A dai-sho set by Shigenobu.  Signed Shoami Shigenobu Very black dense iron with the classic Shigenobu sukashi clouds.  Nice surface treatment of crossed lines with bulbous ends, which I have no idea what they represent/  Excellent condition.  Boxed, 

Dai:  8.015 cm x 79.49 cm x 5.3 mm

Sho:  7.5 cm x 7.0.6 cm x 5.32 mm

There were at least three generations of Shoami Shigenobu, working in Iwashiro.  They worked 1650 - 1700. Ref Robert Haynes, Nihon Tosho Kinko Dai Jiten.  There two references in Wakayama, Toso Kodogu Meiji Taisei, Vol. III, page 21 as pictured below.  Ref. Haynes,  Nihon Tosho Kinko Daijiten,   H 08418.0;  Wakayama, Toso Kodogu Meiji Taisei, Vol. III, page 21.                        $700

 

        

        

Toso Kodogu Meiji Taisei

       

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