16 May 2007
AN DAISHO PAIR OF HEIANJO TSUBA
HEIANJO SCHOOL, EARLY EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
The circular pierced iron tsuba brass inlaid with flowers and foliage, the tukashi area and the rim outlined with a rope rim.
7.7cm. and 8.2cm.
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Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Kicho Kodogu [Especially valuable sword fittings], no. 132, issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword], dated 6th May 1972
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