Tsuba depicting Shōki the Demon Queller

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  • Catalogue text

    Double-concave; modelled in bold relief with the Demon-queller Shōki rushing, with outstretched sword, over a wooden bridge in pursuit of a demon (shown on the back); details of the figures are in shibuichi, shakudō and silver incrustation and gold nunome; the piles of the bridge, surrounded by waves, are modelled below on both faces.

Glossary of terms

Shōki

nunome-zōgan

shakudō

shibuichi

tsuba

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