Round tsuba with chrysanthemum mon

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  • Catalogue text

    Pierced with three arces (two overlapping), each filled with part of a voided chrysanthemum badge of eight florets only; the field below on each face is inlaid with a spray of the same flower in gold-cloisonné; rim, probably of gold, wanting. Rough signature: Hirata saku.

    Ernest Hart Collection, no.203; then Lucas Collection. Compare the foregoing [EAX.11173].

Glossary of terms

cloisonné

tsuba

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