Mino School Tsuba

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Provenance:    Robert E. Haynes SOLD-Reference Only
"Mokko form nigurome (the alloy that is used to make shakudo) plate that is covered, over a nanako ground, with a mass of spring flowers of various types, some with silver or gold inlay additions. This goes over the edge of the plate and is repeated, with variations, on the reverse. The face of the nakago-ana has seven notches at the top and seven at the bottom, these were put there by the artist who made this tsuba, as his signature. Unfortunately we have yet to find a signed example to know who these marks belong to. In the past this type of tsuba has been called Nagoya mono. I think a better term would be Mino mono, as the style and design are very much in the style of the late Mino school artists. This tsuba dates from about 1700." (Haynes)
7.0cm x 7.6cm x 0.3cm


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

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