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"An iron tsuba in rounded square form, with punch marks in the nakago ana. Both surfaces display a fine patina. It is provided with two kozuka ana, one being plugged with shakudo, and are original to the piece. The design is of two saki gourds in sukashi, the largest being among a stem with leaves in gold inlay. This same stem and leaf design appears on the reverse but across from the large gourd.
This tsuba is signed: 'YAMASHIRO KUNI FUSHIMI JU KANEIYE'. H 02464.0.
This Tsuba exhibits a rustic appearance. All of these traits make this an excellant work of the Saga Kaneiye school." (Long)

8.0cm x 8.80cm x 0.5cm


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