Round tsuba with cobweb and spider

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    Polished surface encrusted in low-relief brass with part of a cobweb, covering the whole field on the front (where the spider herself is shown) and the upper part only on the back (where a tiny maple-leaf is caught in the web); kozuka-hole only, with stone-grain lead plug.

Glossary of terms

kozuka

tsuba

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