Tsuba: (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Sensai Mitsushige (Kao)
Length : 6.85 cm x 6.49 cm ( 2.69 inches x 2.55 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.4 cm ( 0.15 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period around Kanei era.
Special feature: Goto Mitsushige was born in Keicho 5(1600). He is son of Goto Eijo. The round shape Shibuichi Tsuba, the landscape is engraved with gold and silver color. There are Rinpo(he is a Chinese poet) , Japanese plum tree and crane. Rinpo said that his wife is Japanese plum tree, his son is crane. We recommend this Tsuba very much.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.