19th century Iron Tsuba with Well Bucket Design

£440
SKU
T45
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Original Japanese antique.

Title: Iron tsuba with well bucket design
Date: 19th century
Size: 7.9 x 7.1 x 0.3 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 with Well Bucket Design
Dimensions 7.9 x 7.1 x 0.3 cm
Subject Samurai & Male
Product Date 19th century