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Tsuba: Mumei 'The bat and the crescent moon'


Tsuba :
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)

Length : 8.51 cm x 8.22 cm ( 3.35 inches x 3.24 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.54 cm ( 0.21 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Weight : 147 grams.

Special feature : Crescent moon and the flying bat carved on iron plate with gold and silver color.
Bats(fu) are a homonym for Chinese word meaning "good fortune".

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

price: JPY 75,000-.