Shoami Dragon

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Provenance: John Irwin
                             Elliott Long
"A round (maru gata) iron tsuba with large rim attached. There is a kozuka-ana of early style. Appearing on the front opposite the hitsu is a dragon of Chinese origin (three toed) inlaid in brass. A portion of the inlay appears on the back but is not continued over the rim.

A very early piece dating 1500 to Momoyama period." (Haynes, Irwin & Long)
7.12cm x 6.87cm x 0.57cm

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A Collaboration of Robert E. Haynes and Elliott D. Long

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