Property from a Private East Coast Collection

An oval iron Nanban-style tsuba
Signed Toto ju Ryurinsai Tomoyasu, Edo period (17-18th century)
The tsuba carved in sunken relief with clematis and two figures holding a flag, detailed in gold, cloisonné and colored stone inlays, the reverse with the Roman letters of YoEFO
2 3/8 in (6 cm.)

Pauline and Martin Alexander Collection
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