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Wild goose in the moonlight Tsuba JINGO

Tuba2769a

unsigned JINGO

Iron ground, Cross rectangular shape, Hammered surface Sukisage carving, Ko-sukashi openwork, Gold/silver Shakudo inlay, Sukinokoshi Dote-mimi edge, both Hitsu-ana punches

84.5mm x 75.0mm 5.3mm thick (Mimi) / 5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate


Iron-barred window KOUSHI Tsuba

Tuba2882a

Unsigned attributed to Ko-Shōami

Sumi-iri rectangular shape, Iron ground, Open work, Hammered surface, Contoured square Mimi edge, Single Hitsuana punch

Muromachi period

77.0mm x 76.0mm 3.8mm thick (Mimi) / 4.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate



KIRI crest Surges Tsuba

Tuba2430a

unsigned : Shōami

KUIDASHI Irregular Oval shape, Iron ground, USUNIKU-style carving, Gold inlay, SUKIDASHI-carving MIMI rim

57.7mm x 41.9mm 6.9mm thick (Mimi) / 6.1mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

KIKU Chrysanthemum Tsuba

Tuba2774a

unsigned attrributed to Ko-Kinko

Cross Rectangular shape, Shakudo ground, nanako-ji surface, Sukidashi Takabori carving, Gold Iroe, Gold Fukurin rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches

70.3mm x 65.5mm 5.0mm thick (Mimi) / 4.5mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate


Scolopendrine Spool Openwork Tsuba SHINGEN

Tuba2357a

unsigned attrributed to SHINGEN

Triple layers Iron ground hammered surface, Round shape, Brass/Shakudo copper wire knitting, Hitsu-ana punch

75.6mm x 75.9mm 3.9mm thick (Mimi) / 4.4mm thick (Seppa-dai) 7.0mm thick (overall)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate


Bamboo Fence Baby Hawk Tsuba

Tuba2837a

Unsigned attributed to NARA-school

Round Rectangular shape, Brass ground, Stone surface, Takabori, Kebori, Stamp carving, Shakudo, Yamagane, Gold inlay, Shakudo Fukurin rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches

71.4mm x 66.5mm 5.2mm thick (Mimi) / 4.8mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate/NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho) certificate



SHI'PPO Seven Treasures crest Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2354a

Signed Efu-ju SADANAO

Iron ground, Oval shape, Polish surface, Openwork, Rould Mimi edge

75.3mm x 72.4mm 4.8mm thick (Mimi) / 5.6mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate



Water gate Autumn grass Tsuba

Tuba2739a

unsigned : Kyo-Shouami

Round shape, Iron ground, Open work, Kinobori/Kebori carving, Gold inlay, contoured Kaku-mimi rim, Both Hits-ana punches

82.5mm x 82.0mm 5.2mm thick (Mimi) / 4.8mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

KIKU Chrysanthemum flower Tsuba

Tuba2792a

Signed : Oite Sanshu Nishio Kunitomo MASAYUKI-saku

KIKU flower shape, Iron ground, Open work, Masame forging surface, contoured Maru-mimi rim

77.5mm x 73.6mm 5.0mm thick (Mimi) / 4.9mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Reed Grass a Wild Goose Tsuba

Tuba2796a

Signed : Oite Sanshu-Nishio Kunitomo MASAYUKI-saku

Round shape, Iron ground, Masame forging surface, Ji-sukashi Open work, Kebori carving, Round contoured Maru-mimi rim

76.3mm x 76.7mm 5.7mm thick (Mimi) / 5.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

KIKU flower Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2799a

unsigned Choushu

Round shape, Iron ground, Polished surface, Nikubori carving, Open work, Round Mimi rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches (one is filled with Shakudo)

77.7mm x 77.9mm 4.5mm thick (Mimi) / 5.1mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

The crest of Nine bamboo grass leaves and Rooted bamboo grass Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2795a

Signed : Sanshu-ju MASATSUGU-saku

Round shape, Iron ground, Hammered Tsuchime surface, A bit contoured Square Kamu-mimi rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches

83.0mm x 82.8mm 4.5mm thick (Mimi) / 4.8mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate