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419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Tsuba, D82.3292

Physical Description

Iron sword guard. Quatrefoil in shape. Seppa dai with two riobitsu which have been filled with lacquered metal (?). Ornate relief decoration in soft metal - two lions (shishi) (one gold, one black) and peonies on front, peony and plant plus rock on back. Unsigned. Small copper filler at top.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 84 x 78 x 8mm

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