Mokkō-shaped tsuba with blossoming plum tree


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    Mokkō; edges hammered up; in very bold incrustation a plum-tree (continued at back), the stem shakudō, the flowers and buds all silver; ground of fine punctuate ishime; oval rh. with gilt plugs. Signed: U Ōidzumi no jūnin ("resident of Ō. in Dewa province") Honda ([Japanese text], for [Japanese text]) Masatora [Japanese text]. (Unrecorded.)

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