Tsuba: (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper)
Mei (signature) : Haruaki Hougan (Kao)
Length : 5.59 cm x 4.90 cm ( 2.20 inches x 1.92 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.43 cm ( 0.16 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Octagon shape iron Tsuba, moonlight night and Japanese raccoon are engraved with gold, silver and copper color.
Haruaki Hougan was born in 1787. He passed away in 1857 age of 71.
In Kiri box.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper
AOI estimation paper