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Provenance:    Robert E. Haynes
                                      Elliott D. Long
A marugata niku bori ji sukashi tsuba depicting a table used on an alter of a temple to place offerings on top of. The entire surface of both sides and rim are smooth, made first by filing and then by the use of a whetstone. Dates to ca. 1700.

7.32cm x 7.33cm x 0.56cm
N.B.T.H.K. Hozon Attribution dated Heisei 2006, July 1st.


FUTAGO = twin, twin elements, two of the same.
YAMA = mountain, summit, top.

NOTE: If an alternate translation is known, please advise.

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