Ordering number : AF18444
Tsuba:(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned)(Kyo Sukashi)
Length : 7.61 cm x 7.60 cm ( 2.99 inches x 2.99 inches)
Thickness of rim : 0.56 cm (0.22 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Muromachi to early Azuchi Momoyama era.
Special Feature: On the round shape iron Ume tree Sukashi
and round mimi blackish purple color.
The designe is typical Kyo sukashi elegant nice design.
I think the design looks like Ume flower and tree.
From Aoi Art: This Tsba is passed NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon paper
which looks fantastic designe.
Kyo sukashi Tsuba started from early muromachi to early Edo period.
this Tsuba was made around late Muromachi
to Azuchi momoyama old nice iron color Tsuba.
NBTHK Tokubestu Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.