(Pre 1400)

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Provenance:   Robert E. Haynes;
            Elliott D. Long

Two full circles, the outer making up the rim and the inner circle are the frame work for this wonderful first class piece. The two remaining circles, each as half circles, arranged symetrically add strength and spirit to the design. The rim of this expressive sword guard displays linear tekkotsu in abundance. The very high quality finish and the elegance of its age elevates this masterpiece to amoung the earliest examples of Ko-Shoami tsuba.

7.95cm x 7.92cm x 0.48cm.

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please send Elliott and Robert an E-MAIL
( elliott@shibuiswords.com ).

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

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