Momoyama period tsubas

Momoyama Era tsubas are not meant to be as derivative as Edo Era tsubas they were from an earlier time (16th and 17th century) and were made of primarily stone. Below are a few some featured items from the collection:

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Tsuba with design of sotoba, Genji-mon, flowers and cloud
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Tsuba with design of grasses, bridge, clouds and waves
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Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums, wild geese and kikyo (Chinese bellflower)
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