Same Kawa Tsuba (Ray Skin)

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antique Japanese same kawa tsuba in presentation box

This mokko style (4 lobe shape), iron tsuba is completely covered in ray skin (same kawa). A gold gilded plug is present in the hitsu ana. This tsuba is of considerable weight and the ray skin is fully intact.

Edge View of Same Kawa Tsuba

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Tsuba Measurements

Gold Gilded Hitsu Ana Plug

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Shark Skin Pattern on the Under Side of the Tsuba

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Ruler Illustrating Size of Tsuba

ray / shark skin covered tsuba with ruler showing scale

Closed View of Tsuba Presentation Case

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