19th century Iron Tsuba, Samurai and Dragon

£350
SKU
T36
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Original Japanese antique.

19th century iron tsuba with design of samurai and dragon
Size: 7.1 x 6.5 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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Dimensions 7.1 x 6.5 x 0.5 cm
Subject Samurai & Male
Product Date 19th century