Item: Iron tsuba carved and inlaid with shibuichi and goldOrigin: JapanDate: Edo periodMaterials: Iron, shibuichi, goldHeight: 72.8 mm; Width: 68.0 mm; Thickness: 3.1 mm; Weight: 91 g
An oval form tsuba decorated with a half-figure of a man and a pine tree carved in high relief; details of his robe inlaid in gold, as well as the grasses and vines climbing a pine tree. The fool moon inlaid in shibuichi is hiding in clouds. Pine trees and vines on the reverse. Unsigned. Traces of rust. Otherwise, beautiful and moody piece.
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