Ordering number: F19534
Tsuba:(NBTHK Toubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Ogata Keizui (Kao)
Length : 6.78 cm x 6.34 cm ( 2.66 inches x 2.49 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.45 cm ( 0.17 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Round shape copper Tsuba,
It shows the scene of Shoki catching the demon.
The motif is popular as a talisman to protect one from evil.
Shoki was a god of exorcism, and also wipe out poverty. It already introduced into Japan in the Kamakura period.
NBTHK Toubetsu Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.