Tsuba : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Hamano)
Length : 7.43 cm x 7.07 cm ( 2.92 inches x 2.78 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.47 cm ( 0.18 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period
Special feature : Tatemaru shape iron tsuba the scene of Omori Hikoshichi and Kijo(famale ogre) is engraved.
Omori Hikoshichi was a Samurai in Nanbokucho period. And he was a Samurai of Hokucho (North court).
This design is legend of Omori Hikoshichi met female ogre who is ghost of Kusunoki Masanori (Kusunoki Masanori was a Samurai of Northern court)
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Paper
In Kiri box.
Price : 150,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)