#5090 JP SAMURAI SWORD GUARD -Momotaro- wakizashi TSUBA

#5090 JP SAMURAI SWORD GUARD -Momotaro- wakizashi TSUBA

Item: Tsuba for Wakizashi

The Mokko-gata iron Tsuba is decorated with Suemon (embedding a parts) gold-silver-copper inlay on Tsuchimeji plate, design of a brave man whose name is Momotaro, and his retainers, a monkey, a dog, and a pheasant (an old story's figures, the story is known as "Momotaro", they are going devil's island on account of putting down devils).

Attachment: a wooden box

Condition : very good

Damage : no major damage

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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)
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