Tsuba

Suifu no jū Shigechika

INFO

Tsuba

Mei (signed): Suifu no jū – Shigechika kore o horu

Size: 8,7 cm x 8,05 cm

Thickness at rim: 0,45 cm

Period: Late Edo

N.B.T.H.K. Hozon Tōsōgu Certification

In Kiri box

Price: € 1200,00

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Description

Here we have a nice Mito Tsuba with iron color (Tetsuaji) depicting The Immortal Taoist riding a turtle (The Heremit on turtle). This tsuba have the signature that says: carved by Shigechika, resident of Mito.

A sword guard with elongated round shape, made of iron, with  high relief worked into the surface; colour inlay, fabric/texture inlay, folded-over rim.