Antique Japanese Tsuba with Basket and Wave Motif
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1150610
The Zentner Collection
5757 Horton Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 U.S.A.
|A sublime antique Japanese tsuba centered on the theme of the ocean. The tsuba contains motifs of abalone shell, basket weave pattern, and waves peeking through the patterned holes near the area where the blade would have been fitted. Tsuba is done in iron with mixed metal accents to highlight the abalone shell and rope. Age: 19th century, Edo period. Size: Diameter: 3.25"|