Court Nobility Tsuba
ca. 1500


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Provenance:  Robert E. Haynes Collection Tsuba, Please Inquire
Brass plate in four-lobe mokko shape with large brass rim attached. Design includes carved clover bush with mountians in shakudo. There are seven deer on the face in copper, silver, gold, and shakudo and six deer on the rear in the same metals. The total of thirteen deer is unusual. The kozuka and kogai are original, the kogai hitsu was altered at a later time.

8.5cm x 7.7cm

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


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