Tsuba with butterflies

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    In low relief on each face a similar asymmetrical design of a large butterfly; on the front the wings are enamelled in yellow, bright green, red and white, and the ground is of coarse ishime; on the back the insect is gilt and the ground filled in rough apple-green enamel; narrow raised border.

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tsuba

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