Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Nishigaki)
Length : 8.03cm x 7.51cm ( 3.16inches x 2.96inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.35cm ( 0.14inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature:Tatemaru shape with thunder design engraved and inlaid with gold.
The first generation NIshigaki has calledYoshihiro. He was born in Keicho 18th year (1613) at Buzenkoku Nakazu. He studied under Hirata HIkozo and belonged exclusively to Hosokawa family. At Kanei 9th year, following his order of the family, he moved to Yatsushiro, Higo and worked for Nishigaki family.
This elegant iron tsuba is in nice condition.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.
Price : 110,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)