Ordering number: F19437
Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature): Bushu Ju Kawai Toshimitsu
Length : 7.51 cm x 7.51 cm ( 2.95 inches x 2.95 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.37 cm (0.14 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special Feature: Round shape iron plate, two persons are engraved with gold cloth inlay.
Han shan and shi de, two Chinese Buddhist priests in the Tang dynasty. It is thought that both of them are the valets of Gautama.
Han Shen is the incarnation of Manjusri; the bodhisattva of wisdom and intellect and Shi de is the incarnation of Samantabhadra.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.