Tsuba with blossoming plum tree

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    Roughly circular; modelled in openwork as a gnarled old plum-tree, with numerous large blossoms, mostly enamelled red with yellow centres.

    Formerly in the collection of M. B. Huish; exhibited by him at the Japan Society's Loan Exhibition, London, 1905, no.S.7, plate 25; later in the Behrens Collection, no.1680, plate XXX.

Glossary of terms

sentoku

tsuba

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