Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned)
Length : 8.01 cm x 7.30 cm (3.15 inches x 2.87 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.40 cm (0.15 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature : On the Mokko shape iron Tsuba, the dragonfly with gold Nunome inlay.
The dragonfly called Kachimushi(insect of victory)from its only step forward.
It had particular appeal for samurai.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.