Tsuba with owl perched on a plum branch


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    Chased to represent simple matting; on the front in iroye incrustation is a pendent branch of plum-blossom with an owl perched on it; at the back merely a few dandelions (tampopo) and other lowly plants, etc.; shibuichi rim and rh. linings; kōgai-hole plugged with start-punched lead.

    F. V. Dickins Collection. Not Ishiguro work, but placed here for comparison.

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