Tsuba with plum trees and flying birds


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    Dark sentoku. Rounded lozenge shape; wood-grain ground of soft vertical hammering; encrusted on each face in shakudō with a similar design (reversed) of a leafless plum-tree (buds in copper and a few lichens in gold inlay) and a flying bird.

    Perhaps Yasuchika work (Group XL) rather than Umetada.

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