Mokkō-shaped tsuba with Cissus leaves

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    Mokkō; each face inlaid with thirteen repetitions of the tsuta badge (a fan-shaped group of Cissus leaves, borne by six different daimyō families) in engraved copper, sentoku and silver; these overrun the slightly raised border, and the edge has a brass wire inlay of wavy stems.

Glossary of terms

sentoku

tsuba

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