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Tsuba by Kanshiro Nishigaki
Copper Horse Tsuba
Fruit tree and bird tsuba Signed Naoyoshi with kao
Longevity Rats Tsuba
kinko Shakudo wave tsuba £650
What I think may be a
Ishiguro Lilly tsuba?
Large Goto kirimon and flower tsuba
Small horse tsuba
Hoho bird tsuba
Shakudo. Gold and copper.
the phoenix is identified as the Ho-ho (alternatively, ho-o) bird. As is common in east Asia, it is a sunbird … the sun is often represented in the art form of a bird. The ho-ho bird is a messenger of goodwill and sits on top of the torii.
Tiger and Bamboo in the Rain tsuba
Goto Ho bird and kiri
with a dragon rim tsuba
Small Goto shakudo dragon tsuba
Black dragon tsuba in shakudo with gold eyes and gold ad silver sea spray
Shakudo dragon in waves tsuba £550
Nanakoji Tsuba with gold mimi £650
Shibuichi Bird Tsuba
Gold, Silver and Shakudo inlay.