A brass Tsuba Mokkou shape with Kozuka & Kougai holes
Bamboo shoots are depicted realistically on each side. The hammer hit its edge; therefore, it looks thick. This type of decoration is called “Uchikaeshi-Mimi” in Japanese. As bamboos have a high fertility rate, people might have appreciated this motif.
This Tsuba is recognized by The Society for Preservation of Japanese Art Swords, which is known as NBTHK.
What is Tsuba?
Tsuba is the hand-guard of the Japanese sword. High-class Samurai wore his katana sword with its beautiful sword mountings such as Tsuba. The front design of Tsuba tends to be more decorative as this part was often seen by other Samurais when he was walking on the streets.
- Numero totale di oggetti
- Periodo Edo (1600-1868)
- Regione/ Paese d'origine
- Germoglio di bambù
- Titolo dell'opera
- Antique Tsuba for Samurai Sword with NBTHK Hozon Certificate (T-129)
- In buone condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 0.45×7.8×8.6 cm