Mokkō-shaped tsuba with pine tree

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    Mokkō; "wire" edge; each face with slightly raised brass incrustation of a pine tree, interrupted by the seppadi and brass-bordered ryōhitsu; the brass has been hollowed in many places, including the 25 rosettes of needles, and filled up with lead (old work).

    Japan Society's Loan Exhibition, London, 1905, no.Q.51.

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tsuba

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