Japanese Sword Guard TsubaJapanese Sword Guard TsubaJapanese Sword Guard TsubaJapanese Sword Guard Tsuba

A Bronze Japanese Sword Guard titled " TSUBA ".......The tsuba would serve as a protection between the sword and the handle so that your hand would not slide onto the sword.....There were many gifted artists who were commissioned to design a Tsuba depending on your station in life....They would create a design and the it would be approved....This tsuba has gold highlights depicting an old man at a desk and another exiting the gate....2.625" dia...19th C There appears to be some script..but I can't make it out

Item ID: M1306

Japanese Sword Guard Tsuba

$1,250 USD

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