Tsuba : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Efu ju Akao Yoshitsugu
Length : 7.2 cm x 6.93 cm (2.83 inches x 2.73 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.32 cm (0.13 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period
Special feature : Tate maru shape shakudo MIgakiji tsuba, afterglow and pine are engraved in open work.
Mimi is covered by gold color.
Akao Yoshitsugu moved to Edo and established Akao school and this school continued until late Edo period for 5th generation.
This Tsuba is very nice design and fantastic work.
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Paper
In Kiri box.
Price : 75,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee) HOLD