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Lobed tsuba with chrysanthemums and aoi, or hollyhock leaves

Glossary (3)

sentoku, shakudō, tsuba

  • sentoku

    A kind of brass made from an alloy of copper, zinc, and tin.

  • shakudō

    alloy of copper and gold, patinated to a dark blue-black colour

  • tsuba

    Japanese sword guard.

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    • currently in research collection

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