Tsuba with cherry blossoms


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    Thin; irregular, but polished surface; both faces punched (the front deeply, the back less so) with numerous cherry-blossoms in three sizes (14, 9 and 6mm.); the edge slightly hammered up; silver-lined udenuki holes.

    Signed (in swordmiths' style): Būshū no jū ("resident of Musashi province") Kunihiro [Japanese text]

    Hawkshaw Collection, no. 1183.

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