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Tsuba : Hozan calabash


Mei (signature) : Hozan

Length : 9.27 cm or 3.64 inches x 9.23 cm or 3.63 inches
Jidai(era) :Gendai.(modern times)

Special feature: On the large round iron Tsuba, calabash is engraved in openwork.
This Tsuba looks like a Tosho Tsuba, but this is modern works.
Hozan (Mr. Issei Naruki) is craftsman in Nakatsugawa area of Gifu pref.
He live near the Hozan Kenritsu park, therefore He engrave signature “Hozan”.
This Tsuba is very good work.

AOI estimation paper.
In Kiri box.

Price : JPY 90,000-