Tsuba: Tsuchiya Masachika(Kao)

Tsuba:
Mei (signature) : Tsuchiya Masachika(Kao)

Length : 8.48 cm x 7.69 cm ( 3.29 inches x 3.00 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.45 cm ( 0.17 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period

Special feature : Iron Migaki-ji Tsuba, Bodhidharma is engraved with gold color.
Tsuchiya Masachika was born first son of the Kunichika at Hitachi province.
He studied under his father, Hagiya Katsuhira and Toryusai Kiyotoshi. He start business at Edo.
He succeeded to Yasuchika’s post.
He became the 6th generation Yasuchika. He passed away in 1861.
This work and condition are so good.
This Tsuba is recorded in “Kinko Meikan” book.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price : 380,000 JPY-

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