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Of Choshu precipitated matters by firing Shimonoseki. The upon the foreign vessels at shogun, in attempting to reduce this clan to order, realized the crumbling state of his power. After his defeat by the Choshu clansmen in 1866, Iyemochi died, to be succeeded by Keiki who was the last shogun that Japan suffered. He was a weak and vacillating who held his office for only a year, resigning in 1867. In the meantime, in 1865, Komei, the emperor, had been persuaded by his advisers that he must ratify the foreign treaties, after the foreign powcreature ers had united in a demand that the documents bear the signature of the No longer could the shogun stand as the sole sponsor of emperor.
133). An early dug-out tsuba reproduced by Okabe Kakuya (Japanese Sword Guards, p. 7) shows an opening for a kozuka. Alloys Used for Mounts 35 three fittings are styled mitokoromono ("objects of three places"). On the fine old swords they were made by the same artist with extreme care. The word soroimono is the term applied to a set of fittings made by one which includes the mitokoromono, as well as the fucliikashira. artist, In distinguishing the katana from the tachi, there has already been mentioned the kurigata and the sageo, by means of which the katana is belt.
9. 'Straps of printed leather, known as shobu kawa (from the design of iris shobu and water lines kawa printed upon them), were used later for the suspension of slung tachi. * In the Kokka, No. 46, there are represented, along with drawings of early swords, two such figures carrying slung swords. 5 and Gilbertson, Japanese Particularly H. Jolv, The Sword and Same Sword Blades (Transactions Japan Soc, Vol. IV, pp. 186-215). ; Japanese Sword-Mounts 26 independent accessory which fitted into a hilt metal covered, as may be seen in examples in the Tokyo Imperial Museum and in the Metropolitan Museum of New York, where scabbards of similar swords are in a good state of preservation.