Tsuba with willow branches and swallows

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    Inlaid in gold, slightly engraved, on the front with branches of willow, on the back with three flying swallows. Signed in cursive: Rinsendō [Japanese text] Mitsumasa [Japanese text] with gold-inalid seal Mitsumasa.

    An outstanding piece. Japan Society, London, Loan Exhibition, 1905, no. R.14.

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sentoku

tsuba

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