Tsuba with persimmons and bottle-gourd vine

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  • Catalogue text

    Almost square, the corners rounded and hammered up; thin and slightly crumpled; polished surface encrusted in bold relief with three (or two) persimmons of rather squat form, in copper or shakudō, with leaves and other details in the same and gold; also on each face traces of a bottle-gourd vine in gold and silver nunome; long trefoil kozuka-hole plugged with sentoku.

Glossary of terms

kozuka

nunome-zōgan

sentoku

shakudō

tsuba

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