Square tsuba with karakusa, or scrolling floral pattern

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    Square with truncated angles; both faces and the edge covered with engraved brass inlay of karakusa with clematis? flowers; very large ryōhitsu of kidney shape filled with modern plugs of fine shakudō repeating the same motive in katakiri engraving.

    Bought at Yoshirō, Kaga.

Glossary of terms

shakudō

tsuba

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