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Provenance:    Elliott Long $2100.00

"Presented here is a masterpiece tsuba that has been decorated with delicate and powerful craftsmanship of wild horses. Belongs in the upper class among Inshu Suruga work. The plate metal is iron of good quality and hardness. The forging is very good.
Signed: 'INSHU SURUGA TAKATSUGU'. Refer to Haynes H 09330.0. The seventh master of the Suruga family school. Became the head of the family in 1754." (Long)

7.54cm x 7.44cm x 0.40cm


Certification by N.B.T.H.K. Hozon Tosogu.

Inquiries Only:
please send Elliott and Robert an E-MAIL
( elliott@shibuiswords.com ).

A Collaboration of Robert E. Haynes and Elliott D. Long

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