Tsuba: Mumei ‘Genji-Ko’

Tsuba :
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 9.01 cm x 8.33 cm ( 3.55 inches x 3.28 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.48 cm ( 0.19 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Weight : 170 grams.

Special feature : Cornered Tsuchimeji iron Tsuba with arabesque pattern and some geometric design carved with gold and silver color.
These symbols are used in Kodo ‘The Way of Fragrance’ that influenced at Edo period. The people uses some sticks to guess 5 incense from the fragrances.
The name ‘Genji-ko’ related to ‘The Tale of Genji’, literature written at Heian period.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price: JPY 45,000-

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