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"A brass plate in rounded corner square shape 'nadekaku' with a slight hammered (uchikaeshi) mimi. The carving of the design is very fine with inlays of gold, shakudo and silver. A first class tsuba.
Mei: 'JOEI', (H 02112.0). Of the Iwaoka family and a student of Sugiura Joi (H 02135.0)." (Long)

6.35cm x 6.85cm x 0.45cm
Provenance:   Robert E. Haynes;
            Elliott D. Long

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

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