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"Oval iron plate tsuba with sukashi design of a summer half rolled curtain with tie cords and aoi leaves and stems at the top. With gold nunome half kiku blooms over the surface on both sides.

This type of late, ca. 1800, tsuba is very hard to classify, it would seem to have much of the style of the Sunagawa school of this same period, but it might be independant work made in Edo. In any event it is very well made and shows great skill in carving and inlay." (Haynes)
7.25cm x 6.85cm x 0.45cm.

"The Sunagawa school is part of the greater Bushu group of schools, and in some ways is closely allied with the Ito school. They prospered in the late Edo age. On the whole,this school shows good control of its material. The designs are well carved and the details are well handled. The style is gentle and quiet, expressing the peaceful age, and the luxury of the Shogunal court." (Long)

How to Purchase this Tsuba

If you would like to know more about any Tsuba, or if you are considering a purchase, please send an E-MAIL telling me (Elliott) where you are and what pieces interest you.

Or, if you would rather, you may call me: Phone: (c)503-754-8082  or   (h)503-666-2342

I can discuss payment methods, and estimate shipping and insurance costs. 

For orders within the US, I can accept personal checks, bank checks, or money orders made payable to "Elliott Long." I cannot process credit cards or accept paypal payments. 

Orders from outside the US can be paid with International Postal Money Orders, checks in US dollars written on a US bank, Western Union transfers, or Bank Wire transfers. Contact Me for details. I can give you a quote on shipping and insurance costs, once I have received your mailing address.

Payments should be sent to:   Elliott Long
                                                         P.O. Box 2103
                                                         Gresham, Oregon 97030

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

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