tsuba

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    Finely modelled in low relief with a seashore scene, continued on the back, with a forked pine-tree and two children (representing the old couple, spirits of the twin pines of Takasago); slight gold inlay on their coats.

    Signed: Chōhan Masayuki [Japanese text].

    Possibly the Ayabe Masayuki who signs an extraordinarily fine guard in the Victoria and Albert Museum, and one in the Hamburg Museum.

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