Saotome Ko Saku

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An excellant, strongly forged iron ground Saotome tsuba with sukashi of two family mon design. Probably the prized tsuba of a very skilled samurai.

The Saotome school originates from the Myochin school, and were very skilled at producing superior iron and iron tsuba.
7.85cm x 7.52cm x 0.28cm
Dr. T box description...1973, Pre Edo.

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