Sword guard (Tsuba) Depicting Head on Stick Toy (首人形図鐔)


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This iron tsuna is trimmed along its rim with a prominent brass fitting (fukurin) and depicts on its obverse a head-on-a-stick toy (kubi-ningyō) and a Chinese lantern plant (hōzuki) attached to it. The reverse is apart from a roly-poly Daruma doll (okiagari koboshi) undecorated.

Sword guard (<i>Tsuba</i>) Depicting Head on Stick Toy (首人形図鐔), Iron, brass, gold, copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), Japanese

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