JAPANESE TSUBA, oval in shape (W70xH74xD5mm), cast in bronze, kozuka at left of tang hole and kogai at right, elaborate design in relief featuring mountainous terrain obverse featuring traditional house at top and another traditional building at left with a man leading a horse and rider and with trees spread around, the reverse once again with trees around and at the base is a worker with load on his shoulder and leading a packed bull towards a farm gate, selected parts of the design highlighted in brass or silvered and the kogai is brass lined, the left side of the tang hole on the obverse is signed. Very fine.
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JAPANESE TSUBA, oval in shape (W70xH74xD5mm), cast in bronze, kozuka at left of tang hole ...