Tsuba with wild geese and shells

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    Pierced on the right with a cruciform device; encrusted on the front with three flying wild-geese in shakudō, also shells and water in silver, shakudō, gold, and gold-cloisonné enamel; at the back, two geese (silver) and fewer shells; ground of Amida-yasurime (close radial striations), with wavy lines of dots between; shakudō rim.

Glossary of terms

cloisonné

shakudō

tsuba

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