Ordering number : F19347
Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned)(Heianjo)
Length : 7.80 cm x 7.69 cm ( 3.07 inches x 3.02 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.52 cm ( 0.20 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Round shape iron Tsuba, some pattern with brass inlay. Some inlays are peeling off. But the work with a luxurious atmosphere. It reminds of Awa Shoami.
Almost Heianjo Tsuba are unsigned. This is because it increased demands for the sword. And many metal workers engaged in that work.
This brass inlay is very brilliant.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.