Tsuba with seashells amid water

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    Each face inlaid finely engraved brass (carried over the edge) with a number of sea-shells and groups of parallel lines representing water. Traces of added black lacquering on the front.

    Signed: Gōshū Hino ("of Hino in Ōmi province") Iijima [Japanese text] Shigemitsu [Japanese text] saku.

    Hawkshaw Collection, no.14.

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lacquer

tsuba

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