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Tsuba with design of bellflowers and vines / Momoyama period (1574 – 1603).

Iron tsuba of the round form (丸型, maru–gata), decorated with brass flat inlay (平象嵌, hira-zōgan) of bellflowers, leaves, and vines on both sides, inlaid brass is carved in low relief; wide rim (dote-mimi) also inlaid; the plate is pierced with hitsu-ana (probably original); nakago-ana plugged with copper sekigane.

Dimensions: Height: 84.1 mm; Width: 82.0 mm; Thickness (centre): 2.8 mm; mimi is 11.8 mm wide and 4.7 mm thick.

Produced at the end of the 16th century, in the Momoyama period (1674–1703).

 

SKU: TSU-0424.2022 Categories: ,

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