Mokkō-shaped tsuba with dragons and two Precious Objects

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  • Catalogue text

    Mokkō; lenticular; on the front, in silver nunome, a symmetrical design of two ascending dragons, a flaming pearl amid clouds, and a spray of peony; at the back; two Precious Objects (shell and scroll) with flowing ribands, and three cloud-forms on each side; silver nunome borders to guard; normal rh. and oblong sd.

Glossary of terms

nunome-zōgan

shakudō

tsuba

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