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A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba

EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY), SIGNED ENJUSAI KANRI

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A Kinko (Mixed-Metal) Tsuba
Edo period (18th century), signed Enjusai Kanri
Oval shakudo plate finished on the surface in a chirimen design and decorated with a large octopus in high-relief gold with shakudo eyes and seashells in shakudo taka-zogan, the reverse with a squid worked in high-relief in silver and several small shells in shakudo; hitsu-ana plugged with gold
3in. (7.5cm.) long
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