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Tsuba: Mumei 'Dragonfly'


Tsuba :
Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned)

Length : 8.35 cm x 8.36 cm ( 3.28 inches x 3.29 inches.)
Thickness of rim : 0.38 cm ( 0.15 inches.)
Weight : 102 grams.
Jidai(era) : Edo period.

Special feature : Dragonfly carved openwork on round shape iron Tsuba with Uchikaeshi style rim. Dragonfly were called ‘Kachi-Mushi’, the meaning of insects of victory because they never goes back and liked by Samurais.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

price: JPY 45,000-.