Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned)
Length : 6.59 cm x 5.94 cm ( 2.59 inches x 2.34 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.40 cm( 0.16 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo Period
Weight: 88 g
A mokko-gata Shakudo tsuba. Dragonfly is engraved with gold color. Dragonfly is usually called Tombo in Japanese. Dragonfly is called Kachi-mushi (insect of victory). Because dragon fly never back down. Therefore this dragonfly design is very popular by Samurai .
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.