Aori-shaped tsuba depicting charms, coins, and three of the Seven Treasures

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  • Catalogue text

    Aori; on a ground etched with wood pattern (including the edge) are represented five coins and charms in low relief or in incrustation of shakudō and shibuichi; also, inlaid in gold-cloisonné enamel are three of the Seven Treasures (cash, clove, double axe-head).

    Yasuchika style (Group XL), placed here because of the enamel.

Glossary of terms

cloisonné

shakudō

shibuichi

tsuba

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