Late 18th Century Japanese Sword Guard. Inscribed by maker Bairyūken Kiyotatsu.

virtual-artifacts: “Sword Guard (Tsuba) Fittings maker: Inscribed by Bairyūken Kiyotatsu (Japanese, active late century) Date: late century Culture: Japanese Medium: Iron, gold Dimensions:.


A painting so excited to hear "tell" world of origin, Shibayama inlay "collar of the swords" during the Edo period 芝山象嵌-鍔/tsuba Japanese sword mountings


aleyma: Kato Hideaki, Tsuba with design of pine and bamboo, mid century (source).

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Japanese sword guard, or 'tsuba' 鍔 - The fish are carp, the symbol for good luck