19th century Copper Tsuba with the Figure of Lord Sugawara no Michizane

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Title: Copper tsuba with the figure of Lord Sugawara no Michizane
Date: 19th century
Size: 8.1 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm

Original Japanese antique.

The tsuba is usually a round (or occasionally squareish) guard at the end of the grip of bladed Japanese weapons. They contribute to the balance of the weapon and to the protection of the hand. Tsuba are usually finely decorated, and nowadays are collectors' items.


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Dimensions8.1 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm
SubjectLandscapes
Product Date19th century