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Tsuba made of eight ginkgo leaves, depicted as positive silhouettes (ji sukashi).

The previous owner of this tsuba was Skip Holbrook - one of the top authorities on tsuba in the West.
Before that it was a part of the collection of Charles Cowdery - photographer and one of the first nihonto collectors in Los Angeles.

Without inscription. Style: ko-tosho.
Age - Muromachi.
Iron, sukashi.
Hachi mokko gata, kaku mimi koniku; 8,9 х 8,8 x 0,25 cm.

icho sukashi tetsu ji hachi mokko gata kaku mimi koniku
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八木瓜形

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