Mokkō-shaped tsuba with foliage, axe, and chariot wheel


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    Mokkō; slightly irregular, polished surface; edge heavily hammered up; pierced with an axe in negative silhouette near the top; faintly chased with gourd foliage and tendrils and part of a chariot-wheel (pierced spokes); a few gold dots to represent dewdrops; udenuki holes.

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