Property from a Private East Coast Collection

A round shibuichi tsuba
With signature Jochiku, Edo period (19th century)
The tsuba designed with various insects including playing mantis, hornet, butterfly, firefly, ladybug and grasshoppers in high relief inlay of gold, silver, copper and shakudo
2 1/2 in (6.4 cm.)

Pauline and Martin Alexander Collection
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