Tsuba in the form of a tripod stand


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    Of lyrate form (really representing a tripod stand), constructed of two horizontal bars, bevelled above and joined by two addorsed dragon-heads with long curving tongues; these embrace the sd. and provide the rh.; the bars are gilt in nunome or enriched with scrolls in gold wire. Signed with a kakihan [Japanese text] (probably of the same artist as that of Nos. 858 [EAX.10858], 859 [EAX.10859].

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