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Mokkō-shaped tsuba with insects, autumn flowers, and dragons

Glossary (2)

shakudō, tsuba

  • 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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