Kozuka : (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Jyoran)
Length : 9.69 cm x 1.42 cm ( 3.81 inches x 0.55 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature : On the Oboro-gin plate, dragonfly is engraved with gold inlay.
Dragonfly is called Kachi-mushi (insect of victory). Because dragonfly never back down.
Therefore this dragonfly design is very popular by Samurai.
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
In Kiri box.