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A Myochin Mokume Tsuba With Pierced Decoration

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1343239
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A simple, small but stout iron tsuba. The Myochin line of metal workers were armor makers who also produced tsuba. The simple decoration upper-right here could be a flower head or a snowflake. Udenuki-ana appear lower left. Good condition. Height 2 3/4 inches (69 cm), Width 2 9/16 inches (65 cm), and 6/32 of an inche (5 mm) thick.