Tsuba depicting a man with a fox trap

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    Slight modelling, with fine iro-e zōgan incrustation and inlay; an aged peasant at the door of a hut, holding a fox-trap baited with a roasted rat; above are bamboos; at the back, a stream and plants in straw "overcoats"; soft ishime ground; "wire" edge.

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sentoku

tsuba

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