Tsuba: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Mei (signature) : Masayoshi saku
Length : 7.65 cm x 7.22 cm ( 3.01 inches x 2.84 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.33 cm ( 0.12 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: On the iron Tsuba, Families of chicken are engraved with gold, silver and copper color. He made this Tsuba at the age of 77. This is good work.