Item: Iron tsuba carved and inlaid with gold, brass, silver, and shakudoOrigin: JapanDate: Mid-Edo periodMaterials: Iron, brass, shakudo, silver, goldHeight: 76.2 mm; Width: 72.7 mm; Thickness: 3.3 mm; Weight: 106 g
Slightly vertically elongated round iron tsuba with rough surface (arashi-ji) decorated with high relief inlay: three sages sitting around hibachi and watching the full moon, which is inlaid in silver. A teapot, a fan, and a kiseru are finely inlaid in soft metals, as well as chrysanthemums on both sides of the plate. A beautiful and moody piece. Unsigned.
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