Tsuba depicting a mounted court noble and a peasant


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    In faint sunk relief with iroye incrustation and katakiri engraving is a mounted court-noble approaching a pine-tree in a rain-storm and attended by a footman holding an umbrella over him; the design is continued over the edge to the back, where is also a peasant with hat and rain-cloak, walking in the opposite direction. Signed in small characters: Ichinomiya Echizen-no-daijō (title) Nagatsune [Japanese text] with kakihan [Figure]. (The founder.)

    F. V. Dickins Collection.

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