Length : 8.13cm x 8.01cm ( 3.2inches x 3.15inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.34cm ( 0.13inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature:On round shape iron tsuba, Shoki design is engraved in open work and inlaid with gold.
Syoki :The god of religion of Dokyo in China.
In Japan, This god is efficacy in the smallpox division [keya] studies
accomplishment. The god has long Chin whiskers with Ken(kind of sword).
He has an appearance that aims at something by big eyes and applies it.
Syoki is also known as a god of good fortune.