Shibuichi "Kacho" Tsuba (Sword Guard)
Silver with shakudo gold and copper inlay; Shibuichi, iroe (term used for relief decoration in shakudo, shibuichi, gold, silver, suaka etc.)
mid 19th century
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Yoshihide Mikami (Japanese). Shibuichi "Kacho" Tsuba (Sword Guard), mid 19th century. Silver with shakudo gold and copper inlay; Shibuichi, iroe (term used for relief decoration in shakudo, shibuichi, gold, silver, suaka etc.), height: 2 1/2 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the J. Aron Charitable Foundation, Inc. in memory of Jack R. Aron, 1995.9.11. Creative Commons-BY
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