A lacquered-metal tsuba formed from a mirror
By Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuo, 1663-1747), early 18th century
Of circular form with raised rim, cast with a design of a dragon writhing its entire body around the nakago-ana of the sword guard, derived from a Chinese ink-cake, the reverse with a panel bearing an engraved two-line inscription, signed with the seal Kan.
- Please note that the estimates are £4000-6000 and not as published in the catalogue.
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