Item: Iron tsuba by Aizu Shoami school, carved and inlaid with goldOrigin: JapanDate: Edo period, mid-18th centuryMaterials: Iron, goldHeight: 82.0 mm; Width: 76.2 mm; Thickness: 3.3 mm; Weight: 136 g
An elongated rounded square iron plate decorated with a seaside landscape: waves, fence, pine trees, and flying plovers (chidori) on the face and with hut, pine trees, boat, and distant mountains on the back. Techniques: high relief carving (takabori) and gold inlay of the details. Copper sekigane. Unsigned.
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