Daisho Tsuba:Mumei(judged as Hiragi Ya)(NBTHK Hozon Tosogu)

Ordering number: F23107
Daisho Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Tosogu)
Mei(signature): Mumei(judged as Hiragi Ya)

Dai(large):
Length:8.40cm x 7.97cm(3.30inches x 3.13inches)
Thickness of rim:0.48cm(0.18inches)
Weight:134g

Sho(small):
Length:7.81cm x 7.36cm(3.07inches x 2.89inches)
Thickness of rim:0.47cm(0.18inches)
Weight:117g
Jidai(era): The Edo period

Special Feature: Tatemaru-shaped iron Tsuba. Slaying tiger by Kato Kiyomasa is engraved with openwork and inlay.

From Aoi Art: Hiragi Ya is a business name of Masanuki, a metalsmith. He was born in Bunsei 11 and learned fittings from Aoki Harunuki. He retired his job as a metalsmith in his last years and started a hotel with the same name, Hiragi Ya. He had to trace Soten and made this wonderful set of Dai Sho Tsuba.

Aoi Art estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price:550,000 JPY-.

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