Illustrative examples of the various kinds of metal and of patina which have been described in the preceding pages will be found in Cases I. Metal appendages in silver with videos de dragon boll z sekiso design. Very rarely two small holes in the lower part of the guard may be observed ; through these a cord was passed in such a way as to prevent the sword from leaving the scabbard. Thus we find Umetada Shichiyemon Tachibana Shigeyoshi. This lacquer- ing on metal is very adherent, hard and durable. Signed Masachika of Bushu.