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PROVENANCE:    Robert E. Haynes $400
"A classic KO-UMETADA iron plate tsuba. Formed as two wisteria blooms which also form a futatsu tomoe mon, used by the Fujiwara and many other families, particularly those with the second name kanji ending in TO (FUJI), Sato, Saito, Goto, etc." (Haynes)

7.4cm x 7.5cm x 0.4cm. thick
"The carving of the blooms is very well done, and continues over the edge of the plate. The various sizes of gold dots of dew are typical for this classic style of Umetada tsuba. None have been found with a signature so far. Most probably made in Kyoto by the Nishijin branch of the Umetada school, for a high ranking court official." (Haynes)


How to Purchase this Tsuba

If you would like to know more about any Tsuba, or if you are considering a purchase, please send an E-MAIL telling me (Elliott) where you are and what pieces interest you.

Or, if you would rather, you may call me: Phone: (c)503-754-8082  or   (h)503-666-2342

I can discuss payment methods, and estimate shipping and insurance costs. 

For orders within the US, I can accept personal checks, bank checks, or money orders made payable to "Elliott Long." I cannot process credit cards or accept paypal payments. 

Orders from outside the US can be paid with International Postal Money Orders, checks in US dollars written on a US bank, Western Union transfers, or Bank Wire transfers. Contact Me for details. I can give you a quote on shipping and insurance costs, once I have received your mailing address.

Payments should be sent to:   Elliott Long
                                                         P.O. Box 2103
                                                         Gresham, Oregon 97030

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