Tsuba with cherry blossoms

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    Sentokudō (sentoku showing a mottled texture). Rounded lozenge shape; formed as two saddle-ends, above and below, enclosing the seppadai; on the front these are decorated with ten cherry-blossoms, solid or voided, in slightly raised silver inlay; back plain except for four constructional details of the saddle in silver wire.

    Hawkshaw Collection, no. 221.

Glossary of terms

sentoku

tsuba

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