Length : 6.35cm x 5.91cm ( 2.5inches x 2.33inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.34cm ( 0.13inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo period
Special feature:On iron plate tsuba, a tanuki bear Bunbuku Chagama, a Japanese folk tale, is engraved and inlayed with brass. Bunbuku Chagama means “Happiness foaming like a tea kettle. “ The story is about a tanuki bear that half transformed into tea kettle bringing fortune to the man who saved its life.
It is small and charming tsuba.