Mei (signature) : Echizen Ju Kinai Saku
Length : 8.12 cm x 8.12 cm ( 3.20 inches x 3.20 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.53 cm ( 0.21 inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo period
Special feature: Kinai was the most famous craftsman of Echizen Tsuba and continued 6th generation.
It continued from Edo period to the start of Meiji period.
His family communicated with Akao family and Myochin famiy.
This is iron Tsuba, the dragon is engraved with open work.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.