Tsuba: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)(Owari)
Length : 8.19 cm x 8.14 cm ( 3.22 inches x 3.20 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.57 cm ( 0.22 inches)
Jidai(era) : Early Edo Period
Special feature : Flower petals engraved open work on round iron Tsuba.
Owari Sukashi Tsuba has been made at Owari Province during later Muromachi period to early Edo period.
The purpose of Owari Tsuba are for battle more then those designs. From mid Edo period and after, Owari school has lost thier originality and become similar to other schools.
The color of forged iron is very nice and tastful.
Most of Owari Tsuba are round shape open work with symmetrical designs. Seppa-Dai are bit lower then rim.
We recommend this rough, tough and with full of Wabi-Sabi Tsuba.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.