Mokkō-shaped tsuba in the form of a coiled snake


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    Roughly mokkō; flatly modelled in the form of a coiled snake with gold eye and tongue.

    Signed: Chugo [Japanese characters] Mitsunobu [Japanese text] with kakihan [Japanese text] .

    F. V. Dickins Collection. Red Cross Loan Exhibition, London, 1916, Metalwork no.1226, pl. CLVIII.

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