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Tsuba: Mumei 'Nanban Tsuba'


Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned) Nanban Tsuba

Length : 8.80 cm x 8.80 cm
(3.46 inches x 3.46 inches.)
Thickness : 0.50 cm (0.20 inches.)
Weight : 211 grams.
Jidai(era) : Edo period

Special feature: Dragon with many tresures are engraved on iron palte inlaid with gold.
Nanban Tsuba are started to craft at early Edo period at Hizen area. Chinese style design such like a dragon, can be seen very often on Nanban Tsuba.

AOI estimation paper

Price: JPY 55,000-.