Mokkō-shaped tsuba with two dragons

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  • Catalogue text

    Mokkō, with "wire" edge, the angles continued inwards as heart-shapred holes; above and below on each face are two sunk panels, of long mokkō shape, each enclosing a "smooth" dragon in relief; beyond each hitsu is a semi-circle of seven trefoil piercings, all outlined (like the dragon panels) with a line of gold nunome; sd. not marked.

Glossary of terms

nunome-zōgan

tsuba

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