Hexagonal tsuba with palmettes


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    Six-sided, the back flat, the front convex; each angle occupied by a palmette champlevé-enamelled dark blue on the front; at the back it is the intervals between the palmettes that are enamelled, with rough dark green enamel; the rest is various moulded ornament of European character; rh. plugged with parcel-gilt white metal. Signed in cursive: Takahashi [Japanese text] Okitsugu [Japanese text] with kakihan [Figure]. (Famous as a guri master, Group LXVIII.)

    Compara a guard in the Furukawa Collection, no. 255, Wada, p. 229. Japan Society, London, Loan Exhibition, 1905, no. S.11, pl. 26.

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