19th century Iron Tsuba, Engraved by Yamashirokoku Fushimi ju, Kaneie

£300
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T95
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Title: Iron tsuba with leaves floating on the river, engraved by Yamashirokoku Fushimi ju, Kaneie
Date: 19th century
Size: 8.6 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm

Original Japanese antique.

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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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Dimensions 8.6 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm
Condition Report Slightly worn out.
Subject Samurai & Male
Product Date 19th century


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