Antique sword guard - Gunbai War fan tsuba
€ 165.00The gunbai is a Japanese war fan that was carried by Japanese samurai officers and is a also a common theme for Japanese sword fittings. The design has been made using sukashi (framework) techniques.
The iron tsuba shows signs of an originally present seki-gane which are copper inlays in the tang-hole to prevent direct contact of the blade with the tsuba.
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