#3112 JP SAMURAI SWORD GUARD silver inlay TSUBA

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#3112 JP SAMURAI SWORD GUARD silver inlay TSUBA

Item: Tsuba for Wakizashi

The round Shakudo Tsuba is decorated with silver dot inlay on Ishimeji plate, design of many dewdrops.

Attachment: -

Condition : good

Damage : loss of some inlay and wears

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Basic Terms of Japanese Antique

Koshirae (ornaments for sword), Daito (long sword), Wakizashi (middle length sword), Tanto (short sword), Mimi (rim), Fukurin (rim cover)

PARTS : Tsuka (hilt), Tsuba (handguard), Saya (scabbard), Fuchi & kashira & Menuki (ornamental metal fittings of a hilt), Tsunagi (wooden blade to display fittings), Kozuka (sword's attachment: a handy knife), Kogai (sword's attachment: portable comb)

Shape (-gata): Mokkogata (four lobed shape), Kakugata (square shape), Kikugata (chrysanthemum shape)

MATERIAL : Shakudo (copper-gold alloy), Suaka (pure copper), Shibuichi (copper-silver(quarter or more) alloy)

SURFACE (-ji): Migakiji (smooth surface), Mokumeji (surface like the grain of wood), Ishimeji (surface like the grain of stone), Tsuchimeji (hammer marks surface), Nanakoji (raised dimpling surface like fish roe)

CARVING (-bori): Takabori (high relief
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