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specializing in antique Japanese swords and Samurai fittings

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Tsuba with design of dragon and tiger Japanese Edo period century Hagiya Katsuhira (Japanese, School Mito School (Japanese, through century)

Tsuba with design of cherry tree. Japanese Edo period early to mid-19th century (Ito Masahisa), Bushû School.

Tsuba with design of cherry tree. Japanese Edo period early to century (Ito Masahisa), Bushû School.

Tsuba

fishstickmonkey: “Sword Guard (Tsuba)Date: ca. Culture: Japanese Medium: Copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, silver Metropolitan Museum of Art ”

Tsuba with design of dragons and clouds. Edo period early to mid-19th century - Kawaji Tomochika (Japanese, died in 1862), Chôshû School

Tsuba with design of dragons and clouds. Edo period early to century - Kawaji Tomochika (Japanese, died in Chôshû School.