Ordering number: F18454
Tsuba:(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Jugakusai Katsufumi Sen
Length : 7.62 cm x 7.30 cm ( 3 inches x 2.87 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.32 cm (0.12 inches)
Jidai(era) : After Meiji period.
Special Feature: Aorigata Shibuichi Tsuba, moon and rabbits are engraved with gold, silver, Shakudo, and copper color. The rim is Uchikaeshi.
Katsufumi was a metalsmith from Mito province.
He studied under Ishiguro Masatsune 3rd.
There is a piece written as “Summer 1926, at the age of 81”.
It is presumed that the Tsuba was made around Meiji to Taisho period.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.