Tsuba : Mumei (unsigned) attributed as Yoshioka school
Tsuba:(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned) attributed as Yoshioka school.
Length : 7.06 cm x 6.68 cm (2.77 inches x 2.62 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.43 cm (0.16 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature : Hagi (Japanese bush clover) zu Tsuba
On the tatemaru shaped good quality Syakudo nanako plate, Japanese bush clovers are engraved with gold color iroe.
The first generation Yoshioka was Shigetsugu and continued at late Edo period.
They made fittings for Tokugawa shognate.
This tsuba is heavy and fantastic work and mint condition.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper.
AOI estimation paper.
In Kiri box.