Tsuba with lespedeza

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    Covered with sprays of lespedeza in iro-e zōgan inlay, chiefly shakudō, the tiny flowers gold, some leaves gold and silver.

    Damaged here and there, with attempts at repair, in one instance (a "gold" leaf) perhaps by Sir Arthur Church.

Glossary of terms

shakudō

tsuba

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