Tsuba with butterfly and mon made from kiri, or paulownia leaves


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    Eight-lobed; each face nearly filled by flat shakudō incrustation of a butterfly (the ageha no chō of [EAX.11180]) on the front, and parts of a kiri badge on the back; ground etched, leaving irregular patches in slight relief. Signed as the last [EAX.11181].

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