Round tsuba with mon formed from cissus leaves


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    In negative silhouette below is a cherry-blossom badge and above part of a large chariot-wheel in strong perspective; on the front is also a triple tsuta badge encrusted in brass.

    The three tsuta (groups of cissus leaves) were originally enclosed by a narrow brass ring and thus represent the badge of the Matsudaira of Obata.

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