Ordering number : F18479
Tsuba:(NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Mei (signature) : Choshu Hagi Kawaji Rokuro uemon Saku.
Length : 8.32 cm x 8.32 cm ( 3.27 inches x 3.27 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.42 cm ( 0.16 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo period.
Special feature: Kawaji is the signature of Kinko.
Round shape iron Tsuba, Koseki-ko Choryo design is engraved with open work.
Koseki-ko Choryo Zu is a scene from a Chinese legend. Choryo is on a dragon,
stretching out a shoe on his hand later became a famous military strategist seizing
an opportunity after several trials given by Koseki-ko, an old man on horseback.
Yamazaki Ichiga made this minute menuki. He was a pupil of Goto Shujo.
Shujo was the Second of Goto-Genbei’s branch family.
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.