<Tsuba with Rabbits>
Japanese pampas grass and two adorable rabbits are inlaid to the Tsuba made out with Mokume Gane.
One of the rabbits is looking upon the sky, as if it’s looking for their friends who living at the moon.
In Japan, people believe that the pattern of the moon resembles to a shape of rabbit that pounds steamed rice to make rice cake.
This is because “the rabbit and rice” symbolizes the harvest festival in Japan.
The design of the artwork is very peaceful, and it conveys the theme of harvest festival in autumn.
Since we believe that it is very important to convey Japanese traditional culture to the world, Mokumeganeya will introduce you the Japanese antiques and artworks made with Mokume Gane.