Tsuba, sword guard

Production date
Late 19th Century
Metal sword guard with decorations on both sides of sprays of chrysanthemums and butterflies on one side and lilies and eagles on the other. Maker said to be the last 'grandmaster' in the art of designing this subject matter.
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Width: 8.7cm (3 7/16")
Length: 9.3cm (3 11/16")
Height: 3mm (1/8")
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Marks/Inscriptions: Signed; Type of mark: Marks




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