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#1 Bazza

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Posted 05 August 2017 - 02:27 PM

Spending time wandering around the internet when my wife would have doing something productive (like bringing order to the chaos of my "study") I stumbled on this website:

https://www.revolvy....item_type=topic

I was actually looking for a specific habaki reference when I found it.  The website appears quite extensive if seemingly  trivial, however I saw a reference to the Wolverhampton Museum Collection of tsuba, so I googled wolverhampton tsuba and found lots of related hits.  A surprising hit told of a man, Ron Dutton, who was inspired by the tsuba collection to create medals:

https://www.wlv.ac.u...gious-award.php

 

I don't remember reading about the Wolverhampton tsuba collection on the Board...

 

Within the first link is a variety of interesting descriptions about Japanese metalwork, including a ternary plot of the colours of Au-Ag-Cu alloys that I hadn't seen before.

 

Anyway, FWIW.

 

BaZZa.


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#2 EdWolf

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Posted 05 August 2017 - 06:24 PM

Thanks for sharing.
Regards, Ed
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#3 kissakai

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Posted 05 August 2017 - 06:24 PM

Hi BaZZa

The Wolverhampton museum is onloy a few miles from the Birmingham museum

I know they have quite few tsuba

When I get chance I want to 'muscle' in on their collection for qa private view because of all the work I've done at the Birmingham museum

I wonder who has seem the F/K & menuki collection at the Birmingham museum as I heard they have some stunners


Grev UK


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 12:30 AM



Thanks BaZZa, most interesting.

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