19th century Iron Tsuba, Sailing Ship

£380
SKU
T27
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Original Japanese antique.

Title: Sailing ship designed iron tsuba
Date: 19th century
Size: 7.6 x 7.0 x 0.4 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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Dimensions 7.6 x 7.0 x 0.4 cm
Product Date 19th century