Mei (signature) : Mogarashi Nyudo Soten Sei
Length : 7.31cm x 6.82cm ( 2.88inches x 2.69inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.49cm( 0.19inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature:Round shape iron tsuba with boshi design engraved and inlaid with gold. The first generation Soten, born in Kyoto, moved to Hikone in Omi province, present Shiga pref. left quite a few tsubas of warriors, Japanese and Chinese figures and Autumn plants.