Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Choshu Hagi Ju Mitsutaka
Length : 8.88 cm x 8.22 cm ( 3.49 inches x 3.23 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.41cm ( 0.16 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo period.
Weight: 118 grams.
Special feature: Mokko shape iron Tsuba, Raijin(Japanese god of Thunder) and dragon are engraved with open work.
The rim is covered with gold.
Mitsukata studied under the Okamoto Tomotaka.
This engraving is so nice. And also conditon is good.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.