Tsuba with an orchid and hexagons


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    Sentoku of olive tint. Rounded lozenge shape; fine hatched ishime ground (covering the sepadai); pierced in negative silhouette with an orchid flower above and a leaf below, both silver-lined; each face inlaid with scattered hexagons in shakudō with stellate centres in gold, silver or copper; riōhitsu lined with shakudō.

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