Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Fittings maker Ko-kinko school

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Very little sword furniture from the Kokinko school survives. This fine sword guard (tsuba) features elegantly engraved waves bordered by a thick gilded band.

Sword Guard (<i>Tsuba</i>), Ko-kinko school (Japanese), Copper-gold alloy (<i>shakudō</i>), gold, Japanese

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