Tsuba with blossoming plum tree


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    In very bold relief a plum-tree (continued at back), the large blossoms and buds in gold or silver-gilt, some with silver stamens; two clumps of bamboo grass and details of the trunk in incrustation of gold; very slender raised border (like a tire), plated, like the interiors and borders of the rh., with gold foil of roughened surface.

    Ernest Hart Collection, no. 161.

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