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Mumei(Unsigned) Shingen Tsuba


Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned) Shingen Tsuba

Length : 8.05 cm x 7.95 cm ( 3.16 inches x 3.12 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.45 cm ( 0.17 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period

Special feature : On the round shaped iron Tsuba, rim is raised up and there is iron wire like decoration.
This style is called “Shingen Tsuba”.
There are several theories about origin of Shingen Tsuba.
It is said this inlay depict the centipede.
This item is nice jigane with blackish nice iron color.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price : 45,000 JPY-