<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <html><head><title>haynesTsu102</title> <meta content="text/html; charset=UTF-16" http-equiv="Content-Type"> <meta name="Author" content="Elliott Long"> <meta name="GENERATOR" content="MSHTML 8.00.6001.19088"></head> <body background="stuff_files/bg2.jpg"> <center> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="755"> <p align="center"><b><font color="#000080" face="Papyrus" size="+4">Kyo Shoami</font></b></p><br> <div align="right"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" cols="3" width="70%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <center><font face="Papyrus" size="+2">Return to <a href="http://www.shibuiswords.com/tsuba.htm">Tsuba Collective</a></font></center></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td> <td width="20%"><img src="stuff_files/tsuba kanji.jpg" height="200" width="180"></td></tr></tbody></table></center>&nbsp; <center> <table border="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><b><font color="#000080" face="Papyrus" size="+3">Provenance:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Robert E. Haynes</font></b></td> <td align="center"><b><font color="#008000" face="Papyrus"><font size="+3">$800.00</font></font></b></td></tr> <tr> <td valign="center" width="50%"> <div align="left"><b><font color="#000080" face="Papyrus" size="+2">"Large iron Kyo Shoami tsuba with shakudo fukurin and brass sekigane. Excellant gold nunome on iron kiri sukashi. Ca. 1650. This is an early example of Kenjo tsuba.<BR><BR>Nishijin, Kyoto s famed weaving district, is in the northwest part of central Kyoto. It was famous for brocade cloth. The inlay design of this tsuba comes from a embroidery pattern used by weavers. This is the same area used by both Shoami and Umetada tsubaco." (Long)</font></b></div></td> <td><center><img src="haynesTsu102_files/00004.jpg" height="500" width="500"></center></td></tr> <tr> <td valign="center" width="50%"> <div align="center"><b><font color="#000080" face="Papyrus" size="+2">7.67cm x 7.87cm x 0.40cm</font></b></div></td> <td><center><img src="haynesTsu102_files/000004.jpg" height="500" width="520"></center></td></tr> <tr> <td valign="center" width="50%"> <center><img src="haynesTsu102_files/6.jpg" height="400" width="500"></center> </td> <td><center><img src="haynesTsu102_files/5.jpg" height="500" width="430"></center></td></tr> </tbody></table></center> <hr color="#000080" size="3" width="80%"> <center><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" height="100" width="800"> <tbody> <tr> <td height="10" width="100%"> <h2 align="center"><font color="#800000" face="Papyrus">Purchase this Tsuba by email to<BR>elliott@shibuiswords.com</font></h2></td></tr> </tbody></table> </center></div> <br><br> <hr color="#000080" size="3" width="80%"> <center> <table border="0" cols="1" width="80%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <div align="center"> <p><font color="#000080" face="Papyrus" size="+2">A Collaboration of Robert E. Haynes and Elliott D. Long</font></p></div></td></tr> <tr> <td> <div align="left"> <p></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></center><br> <center><font color="#993300" face="Papyrus" size="+3"> <table border="0" width="90%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" valign="center"><font face="Papyrus" size="+2">Return To <a href="http://www.shibuiswords.com/tsuba.htm">Tsuba Collective</a></font><BR><font face="Papyrus" size="+2">Robert Haynes&nbsp;/&nbsp;Elliott Long &nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.shibuiswords.com/haynesarticles.htm">Articles</a></font>&nbsp;--&nbsp;<font face="Papyrus" size="+2"><a href="http://www.shibuiswords.com/haynestutorial.htm">Tutorial</a></font><BR><font face="Papyrus" size="+2">Email &nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="ff0000"> elliott@shibuiswords.com </font></font> </td></tr></tbody></table></font></center> </body></html>