Sword Grip (Tsuka) with Hilt Collar and Pommel (Fuchigashira)

Iron, baleen, gold, silver, copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō) | 12.1cm | 19th century

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A tsuka is the hilt of a sword or dagger mounting, including the grip and all of the fittings agove the tsuba (sword guard). A fuchigashira is a pair of matching sword fittings comprising the fuchi (collar at the base of the grip of the sword hilt) a...
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