A Fine Japanese Edo / Meiji Period Shakudo Tsuba. Of rounded square form, (Kaku gata) With Kozuka & Nakago-ana holes. The Tsuba Decorated with Korin, God of Thunder amongst the clouds to the other side lightening and clouds and patinated to a rich Grape purple tone with highlights of gold.Presented in a purpose built storage / Display box. Tsuba (sword guard) is inserted between a sword handle and blade to protect hands from sharp blades. It measures approximately 7.3cm x 7cm x 5mm thick. Nakago-ana measures 2.5cm length. Please view the photos carefully as they are a vital part of the description.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "rachael26031" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.