9 November 2005
A Mixed metal Tsuba
Signed Jugakusai Ishiguro Masayoshi and gilt seal, Edo Period (19th Century)
The oval tsuba formed as three crayfish each in a different metal shakudo, copper and gilt, the eyes in shakudo and gilt
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