Tsuba:(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned)(Tachi-shi)
Length : 7.21cm x 6.7 cm ( 2.84inches x 2.64inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.4cm ( 0.16inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature:On Kawari-Gata iron tsuba, wave and Fuji flower or wisteria is engraved and inlayed with gold.
Tachi-shi, primarily made tsubas applied to the craftsmanship producing Buddhist altar metal fittings in the Heian period. The technique had been succeeded to the late Edo period. As compared with Tosho-tsuba or Kachushi-tsuba, it is decorative rather than practical.
This piece has powerful comma shaped Fuji flower engraved and inlayed with gold. It is masterpiece.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.
Price : 65,000 JPY-