London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A circular silver tsuba
carved and inlaid in shakudo and gilt in two colours, with a bearded Immortal holding a sword standing among clouds, with two oni in silhouette running before an interior scene, the reverse with three oni in flight in silhouette, incised Seizui Kusakari -- 3 1/8in. (7.8cm.) wide, (minor wear).
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