Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Kikukawa Hisatsune(Kao)
Length : 8.18cm x 7.76cm( 3.22 inches x 3.06inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.55cm ( 0.22inches)
Jidai(era) :Late Edo Period
Special feature: On oval shape iron tsuba, mountain and waterside scenery design is engraved in Sukidebori style. Hisatsune is the student of Hisahide.
It is fine engraving that makes the scenery design realistic but has much depth.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.