Tsuba depicting the Chinese hero Chao Yün galloping through smoke


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    In fine modelling and iroye incrustation chao Yūn (see 928 [EAX.10928]) gallops his horse through the smoke of the bomb (shown in engraving at the back). Signed: Hamano Kuzui (as 978 [EAX.10978]) Jakkwan Jūshichi-sai ([Japanese text], 'a youth of seventeen'). (This would be Kuzui II in the year 1786.)

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