Ordering number : F18436
Tsuba:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : mumei(Unsigned)attributed as Busyu.
Length :7.35 cm x 6.86cm (2.89 inches x2.70 inches)
Thickness of rim :0.42 cm ( 0.16inches)
Jidai(era) :Middle Edo period
Special Feature: On the Mokko style iron Tsuba, mantis, dragonfly, butterfly and a grasshopper are engrave open work. The Tsuba looks Ito school but from many insects engraved, so the Tsuba was judged as Busyu school. Anyway the Tsuba was engraved by his strong perseverance. We admire his technique and work.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.