Length: 8.12 cm x 7.49 cm ( 3.20 inches x 2.95 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.45 cm ( 0.18 inches)
Weight: 170 grams
Jidai(era): Later Edo period
Special feature : On octagon silver polished Tsuba, Japanese Nou masks (Hannya, Okame and Beshimi) are engraved with gold, silver, Shakudo and Suaka color.
Nakagami Shinpei is a Kyo-kinko craftsman whom learned from Otsuki Mitsuyoshi and Mitsuoki. He named his store ‘Harimaya’ and he signed as ‘Matsusita-tei Motohiro’. He was know for his Otsuki and Goto school mixed style crafting.
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Paper
In Kiri box.