Ordering number : F18515
Tsuba : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Choshu Hagi Ju Kawaji Saku.
Length : 7.80 cm x 7.67cm (3.07 inches x 3.01 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.58 cm (0.22 inches)
Jidai(era) :Late Edo period.
Special Feature : Kawaji is a famous Tsuba maker in Choshu Hagi province.
This Kawaji group inscribed their signature just as Kawaji.
On the round shape iron Tsuba, it’s carved in openwork depicting Saikanniga(the combination of bamboo and plum blossom), must be indicative of new year day.
The powerful rope design over the rim contrasts with pretty flower and bamboo.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.