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Hidden Christian Motif on a  Japanese Pair of Tsuba with Stand

Hidden Christian Motif on a Japanese Pair of Tsuba with Stand


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1700: Item # 1414934
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 $2,500.00 
Pair of Japanese iron tsuba (sword guard), mounted on a stand, dating from the 17th/19th century with Hidden Christian motifs. The first tsuba composed of three iron interlocking circles, the image of the Cross can be seen. The second iron tsuba has a very delicate wire design in the interior representing the Crown of Thorns, also has a cross in the overall pattern.

Provenance Private Collector
Dates 17th-19th century
Size w/stand H 9 1/4" x W 2 1/2" x D 2"