'Grains of Rice' Tsuba

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Round (maru-gata) iron plate tsuba of unknown origin. There is a carved design of a diamond both sides with four outer areas filled with 'Grains of Rice' yasurime. The black lacquer that remains is original to the piece. It is possible this was made in the Iga Province.
7.65cm x 7.70cm x 0.35cm

How to Purchase this Tsuba:
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( elliott@shibuiswords.com ).

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