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Lot 41575233

Tsuba (1) - Cast iron - Ship - Hachido Tomokiyo - Antique Tsuba for Samurai Sword (T-124) - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)

An Iron Tsuba sloping oval shape with Kozuka & Kougai holes The Takabori technique engraves some sailing ships and waves. Before the invention of the automobile or the airplane, ships were essential for Japanese people, mainly because Japan is an island. From the Momoyama period (1568-1600) to the Edo period, merchant vessels from the Netherlands... more
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31 Oct 2020
Location
Japan
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