Mokkō-shaped tsuba with rain dragon and blossoming plum tree

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  • Catalogue text

    Mokkō; the field with a rain-draagon and a large-flowered plum-tree modelled in openwork; the wide border with two dragons coiled about sprays of tiny plum-blossom in low relief on the edge; all the petals are filled with enamel, the larger white, the smaller pink; fine nanako ground.

Glossary of terms

shakudō

tsuba

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