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Tsuba, F46.460

Physical Description

Round iron tsuba. Seated fat figure with gold inlaid eyes and part of clothes also inlaid. Gold inlaid clouds. Reverse of tsuba shows back of figure with gold inlaid collar or necklace and more gold clouds. Central opening for tang of blade has copper plug at one end. Bronze filler at top.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 80 x 5mm

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