Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned)(Ishiguro school)
Length : 7.59 cm x 7.49 cm ( 2.98 inches x 2.94 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.40 cm ( 0.15 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Round shape Shibuichi Tsuba, the raptor is engraved with gold inlay.
The founder of Ishiguro school is Masatsune who was a studenrt
of Yanagawa Naomasa and Kato Naomasa.
The school was famous for the depiction of birds of prey.
Much of their works is gorgeous work.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.