Japanese sword display stand. Potentially also used for both Katana and Wakazashi? idk, The Isthians use these, I think.
a closup of the tsuba has been posted here. Picsource: bonhams.com Samurai Sword Shop Info CenterUSA firstname.lastname@example.org
Sword Guard (Tsuba), ca. 1615–1868. Japanese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Herman A. E. and Paul C. Jaehne, 1943 (43.120.764) #sword
Katana signed HANKEI. もっと見る
Japanese sword, katana 刀
朧月象ヲ也 Oboro Tsukiyou o Nari : Photo
芝山象嵌-鍔/tsuba Japanese sword mountings
Japanese sword guard -Tsuba-