19th century Iron Tsuba, Signed Echizen-ju, Kinai-saku

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Title: Iron Tsuba, Signed Echizen-ju, Kinai-saku
Date: 19th century
Size: 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.5 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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Dimensions7.9 x 7.9 x 0.5 cm
SubjectSamurai & Male
Product Date19th century