Tsuba:(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Itteisai Yoshinao(Kao)
Length : 6.98cm x 6.48cm ( 2.75inches x 2.55inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.3cm ( 0.11inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature:Tatemaru shape shibuichi tsuba with warrior design engraved and inlaid with gold, silver and brass. The engraving is fine and nice. The first generation Yoshinao is the student of Hamano Chokuzui and has produced many works with warrior.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.