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AN IRON TSUBA and A COPPER TSUBA
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AN IRON TSUBA and A COPPER TSUBA

THE FIRST WITH SIGNATURE JOI AND GILT SEAL THE SECOND UNSIGNED, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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AN IRON TSUBA and A COPPER TSUBA
The first with signature Joi and gilt seal the second unsigned, Edo Period (19th century)
The first a rounded square tsuba formed as a box containing Daruma inlaid in copper and shibuichi takazogan balancing a toy on his finger, shakudo and gilt details, the second a broad oval copper plate with four kawara [roof-tiles], a main ridge-tile in the form of the face of a fierce oni, another on the face and two broken ones on the reverse
7.6cm. and 7.7cm. respectively (2)
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