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Umetada tsuba with Gohei and map motif

Umetada school tsuba with motif of Gohei (Shinto ritual implement), and an old map of Japan on the reverse.

Early Edo Period

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Heianjō hyōtan motif tsuba

Large Heianjō tsuba with bold sukashi and colorful motif of hyōtan (gourds). NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

Early Edo Period

Heianjō kikyō-mon and saddle motif tsuba

Excellent brass inlay tsuba with interesting design. NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper.

Momoyama - Early Edo Period

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Myōchin mokume tsuba

Exceptional mokume tsuba, signed and dated by the 24th mainline master Myōchin Munesuke.

Dated 1717

Owari konomi and tomoe motif tsuba

Owari tsuba with unusual design combination and excellent iron quality. NBTHK Hozon paper.

Early Edo Period

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Tōran-kei tsuba

Classic, large early bronze tsuba with remnant gold gilding, and 6 sukashi openings.

Kofun Period, 6th century







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