Mokkō-shaped tsuba with spider and cobweb


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    Cruciform mokkō; encrusted in silver wire (and a little brass) with a cobweb; the spider's body is in gold nunome; on the back a few outlying threads of the web, four of them formng a regular lozenge extending to the edges of the guard; large namako ryōhitsu, slightly trifoliate.

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