Tsuba with chrysanthemum leaves and scrolling stems

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  • Catalogue text

    Symmetrically pierced with five large openings of kidney shape with their inner edge cusped; these enclose three flowers and two leaves intended to be those of the chrysanthemum; the remaining ground (except the border and seppadai) on each face is covered with scrolling stems in gold and silver wire nunome; edge richly nunome-gilt.

Glossary of terms

nunome-zōgan

tsuba

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