Lenticular tsuba with a hawk on a pine tree


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    Lenticular, with hollowed centre; modelled in low relief with a pine-tree, on a low branch of which perches a hawk in shibuichi; herbage and details of tree and bird in gold incrustation or inlay. Signed: Juō [Japanese text, "at a ripe old age"] Ishiguro Masayoshi [as EAX.11029] kizaumu ([Japanese text], "engraved").

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