19th century Iron Tsuba, Old Man and Mouse

£285
SKU
T84
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Original Japanese antique.

Iron tsuba designed with an old man and mouse
Date: 19th century
Size: 8.1 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm

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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Title 19th century Iron Tsuba
Dimensions 8.1 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm
Subject Animal & Birds
Product Date 19th century