Tsuba : (NBTHK Hozon Paper) (Consignment sale)
Mei (signature) : Kaikudo Naotoshi (Kaou)
Length : 6.99 cm x 6.61 cm ( 2.75 inches x 2.60 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.36 cm ( 0.14 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo period.
Special feature: Naotoshi is the student of Hamano Naoyuki. On the shibuichi plate, design of boy and doll dressed in ancient Chinese clothes is engraved and inlayed with gold, silver, copper and shakudo.
It is gorgeous style tsuba.
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Paper
In Kiri box.