Tsuba 6 pieces

Tsuba 1
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 7.21cm x 6.28 cm ( 2.84inches x 2.67 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.44 cm ( 0.17inches)
Jidai(era) : Middle Edo Period

Special feature :On gourd shape iron tsuba, flower design is engraved.
The rim is quite tall. From the condition, it seems to be a fine work western tsuba.

Tsuba 2
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)

Length :7.41cm x 6.88cm( 2.92inches x 2.7inches)
Thickness of rim:  0.385cm ( 0.151inches) 
Jidai(era) : Middle Edo Period

Special feature:On mokko(cross like) shape iron tsuba, landscape is engraved .

Tsuba 3
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned
Length : 7.36cm x 6.8cm ( 2.9inches x 2.68inches)
Thickness of rim:  0.37cm ( 0.15inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo Period

Special feature: On mokko shape iron tsuba, pattern of Aoi(hollyhock) and Kiku(chrysanthemum)is engraved.
If the tsuba is cleaned with cloth, it will look quite different.

Tsuba 4
Mei (signature) : mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 7.4cm x 6.95cm ( 2.91inches x 2.74inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.45cm (0.18inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo Period

Special feature : Round shape iron tsuba, plover is engraved in open works.
There is a signature but it is unclear to identify the smith. If the tsuba is cleaned (with cloth)
the condition will be quite different.

Tsuba 5
Mei (signature) : mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 8.53cm x 8.2cm ( 3.36inches x 3.23inches)
Thickness of rim:   0.45cm ( 0.18inches)
Jidai(era) : Middle Edo Period

Special feature : On round shape iron tsuba  traveler and a hawk (flying far from the traveler
is engraved.

Tsuba 6
Mei (signature) : mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 6.3cm x 5.72cm (2.48inches x 2.25inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.38cm ( 0.15inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo Period

Special feature : On mokko shape iron tsuba, there are some kizami pattern engraved around the rim.
Bamboo and sparrow is engraved and inlayed with gold.

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