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A Japanese metal tsuba, sword guard & knife handle, stored in a paulowmia wood presentation box [2], Length 9.5 cm

A signed Japanese bronze tsuba, 20th century. the circular pierced tsuba with a relief moulded male figure holding a fan upon a scroll patterned ground, inlaid with silver and brass alloys or shakudo, with Buddhist symbols, and script, diameter 8 cm

A Japanese Samurai sword, Meiji period (1868-1912), the tsuka overlaid in shagreen and robe bound, joining to a bronze tsuba, housed in a bronze mounted red lacquered saya

Japanese tsuba sword hilt Signed in centre with temple dog and floral decoration.

A Japanese tsuba with gilt flower design, 20th century. 6.5x7 cm

A Japanese Tanto, blade made by Taikei Naotane, 19th century, Kozuka made by Kanesada of Seki, minuki made of Shakudo with gold inlaid dragons with silver foiled habaki, gold dragon pattern inlaid to the Fuchi and Kashira, the tsuba with floral designs, la

A 19th century fine Shibayama gold lacquer tsuba, Meiji period, of quatrefoil form, the kinji ground of gold decorated with reference to the Tanabata festival in hiramakie and takamakie, the reverse depicting a bird catching an insect, flowers in shell inl

A very fine Shibayama gold lacquer Mokkogata tsuba, Meiji period, signed Nemoto-zo. Inlaid in mother of pearl, coral, ivory, and shakudo on a nashiji and kirikane ground and decorated in takamakie and hiramakie lacquer, with silver and cloisonne rim., one

A fine Japanese Tanto. Edo period, circa 1700-1750, with a lacquered and patterned sharkskin hilt, a black lacquered scabbard with 'Gold dust' inclusions, a folded steel blade or hamon, foliage embellished menuki, the removable kozuka with flower and leaf

Japanese World War II officers long sword gilt metal floral tsuba, original bound grip with fittings and red lacquered scabbard and silk cover steel handle signed and engraved blade length 65 cm

A Japanese tsuba, Kozuka and a pair of Menuki, the pre World War II era brass naval tsuba with incised rising sun motifs; the kozuka having a double sided decorative copper handle with gold embellishment featuring traditional figures in a boat; the exquisi

Japanese iron tsuba. Pod and vine decoration. No signature

Japanese iron tsuba. Dragon decoration, no signature

Japanese iron tsuba, pierced design. Curled dragon decoration. No signature

A World War II Japanese sword with tsuba, blade signed with character marks, length 54 cm

An antique-style Japanese Wakizashi and Saya, with decorative tsuba and kashira and cord-wrapped tsuka, in a black saya, length 69 cm (overall)

Japanese Katana iron tsuba, black bound sharkskin. Hilt with gilt menuki, blackened bronze fittings, with some gilt. Black lacquered wood scabbard

Japanese Wakasashi plain copper tsuba, bound grips with some wear to sharkskin, leather bound wartime scabbard

Japanese Katana ornate gilt tsuba with wave design, bound sharkskin hilt with gilt wave menuki, ray skin covered scabbard with brass fittings. Maker Suke Kane, c. 1837

Japanese bronze tsuba, Edo period (1615 - 1868). Diameter 7.2 cm

An antique Japanese Wakazashi sword, matching fuchi, kashira and rayskin grip with menuki, tsuba and kozuka. Rubbed lacquer saya. Blade needs attention. Length 64 cm

A good, Japanese iron tsuba decorated with a shi-shi with silver and gilt, Edo period (1600-1868) 7.5 x 7 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba decorated with a shi-shi and flowers, Edo period (1600-1868) silver and gilt inlay 8.5 x 8 cm

An early iron tsuba, Edo period (1600-1868) 8.5 x 8 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba with gold inlay with a boy on a buffalo, Edo period (1600-1868) 8 x 7.5 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba decorated with figures, Edo period (1600-1868) 9 x 8.5 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba, Edo period (1600-1868) 7.5 x 7 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba decorated with birds and turtles, Edo period (1600-1868) 6.5 x 6 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba, Edo period (1600-1868) 8 x 7.5 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba, Edo period (1600-1868) 7.5 x 7 cm

A, Japanese iron tsuba with silver inlay