Tsuba (sword guard) in the form of crescent moons. About mid-19th century, Japan.
Japanese Sword Tsuba Sale -shakudo dragon sukashi tsuba
Tsuba with design of cherry tree. Japanese Edo period early to mid-19th century (Ito Masahisa), Bushû School http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/tsuba-with-design-of-cherry-tree-11516
Edo period Tsuba (Guard for Japanese Sword)
Okada Nobuharu - Flowers & Leaves Tsuba. Carved Iron with Gold Inlays. Japan. Late-Edo Period, 19th Century.
Tsuba (sword guard) with floral design Wrought iron or steel, gilded Centimetres: 6.9 (length), 6.2 (width) 1603 - 1867 AD Edo period Area of Origin: Japan Area of Use: Japan; Asia Prince Takamado Gallery of Japan. ROM Images,