A Mino tanto tsuba, a pair of Goto-school menuki and another pair of menuki Edo period, 18th-19th century
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A Mino tanto tsuba, a pair of Goto-school menuki and another pair of menuki Edo period, 18th-19th century
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A Mino tanto tsuba, a pair of Goto-school menuki and another pair of menuki
Edo period, 18th-19th century
The shakudo nankoji mokkogata tanto tsuba decorated with autumn flowers in gold and silver takazogan and takabori, the rim and lining of hitsuana with gold overlays; the large shakudo menuki carved as rain dragons in clouds, rendered in takabori and gold takazogan; the small pair of menuki carved as Sasaki Takatsuna (dates unknown) and Kajiwara Kagesue (1162-1200) in their famous race at Uji Bridge, rendered in takabori and iroe takazogan
3 3/4in (9.5cm) long (the longest) (5).
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