Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
With the swirling arabesque motifs that are typical for this period.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.