Tsuba : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (Signature) : Mumei (Hizen)
Length : 9.05 cm x 8.16 cm ( 3.56 inches x 3.21 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Weight : 134 grams.
Special feature: The shape is a soup bowl. along the edge, line is engraved.
Two Tama-oi Ryu design is engraved and eye part is inlay, Mimi is Sukinokoshi style.
This kind of Tsuba design came from western country which is peculiar shape. So in Japan, this wan tsuba became popular.
Condition and Jitetsu are excellent.
In the Kiri box
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper