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KIRI paulownia fluttering in breeze Openwork Tsuba

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signed : Nasubigawa-ju KAZUNARI-saku

Naruki Kazuhiko (Issei/Kazunari) (Nakatsugawa-city Intangible Cultural Asset / MUKANNSA artisan)

KIRI in breeze openwork, Iron ground, polish surface, Nikubori / Senbori carving Well-contoured round Mimi Edge

85.2mm x 84.1mm 5.7mm thick (Seppa-dai) 4.8mm thick (Mimi)

Concaved wooden box

Matsukawa lozenge Magatama comma-shaped pattern Openwork Tsuba OWARI

Tuba2783a

unsigned attrributed to OWARI

Iron ground, Oval shape, Hammered surface, Openwork, Kaku-mimi square edge

71.8mm x 69.8mm 5.0mm thick (Mimi) / 3.7mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetus Hozon) certificate



KIKU chrysanthemum flower Openwork Tsuba UMETADA

Tuba2735a

unsigned attrributed to UMETADA

Iron ground, Round shape, Hammered surface, Openwork, Both Hits-ana punches, Uchikaeshi hammered Mimi edge

82.7mm x 82.0mm 3.6mm thick (Mimi) / 1.9mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetus Hozon) certificate



UME plum tree Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2741a

unsigned attrributed to Higo

Iron ground, Irregular shape, Polish surface, Openwork, Single Hits-ana punch, Rould Mimi edge

75.0mm x 71.1mm 4.1mm thick (Mimi) / 4.6mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate



Crest of Big waves Wild geese Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2643a

unsigned attrributed to SHOAMI

Iron ground, Round shape, Hammered surface, Openwork, Square Mimi edge

75.4mm x 75.0mm 4.2mm thick (Mimi) / 4.2mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate



KIRI in a window frame Tsuba NISHIGAKI

Tuba2767a

unsigned NISHIGAKI

Iron ground, Saddle flap shape, Hammered surface, Openwork, Kebori carving, Round mimi edge, Single Hitsu-ana punch

70.9mm x 68.7mm 4.7mm thick (Mimi) / 5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate


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


Ka'chushi Tsuba

Tuba2835a

unsigned attrributed to Ka'chushi

Iron ground, Round shape, Hammered surface, Hatchets openwork, Yamagane copper/Shakudo inlay, Uchikaeshi hammered Mimi edge, Hitsu-ana punch

85.2mm x 79.1mm 4.4mm thick (Mimi) / 2.9mm thick (Seppa-dai)



MINOGAME lucky-sign long-life turtle design Tsuba

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signed UMETADA Tachibana MUNEYOSHI

Iron ground, Round shape, Forged skin surface, Kebori carving, Gold inlay both Hitsu-ana punches

79.1mm x 78.7mm 4.1mm thick (Mimi) / 4.9mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate


Suhama crest symbols Openwork OWARI Tsuba

Tuba2778a

Signed Toda Hikozaemon

Suhama crest Ko-sukashi openwork, Iron ground, polish surface, AMIDA file marks, Well-contoured round Mimi Edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches

Mid. Edo period(17th C.)

81.8mm x 81.5mm 4.8mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Japanese Larch design set of Tsuba and Fuchi,Kashira

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unsigned attributed to OWARI-kinko

Shakudo ground, Nanako-ji surface, Gold Suemon-style inlay

Tsuba : 62.5mm x 60.5mm 6.0mm thick (Mimi) / 5.2mm thick (Seppa-dai)

Fuchi : 36.6mm x 21.0mm 9.0mm high

Kashira : 31.0mm x 16.9mm 8.8mm high

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

preserved in concaved paulownia box

Dragon Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2737a

signed : Echizen-ju KINAI-saku

Round shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, Nokubori carving, Square contoured Mimi-edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches

82.5mm x 82.1mm 5.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)


AOI Katakusa arabesque Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2743a

signed : Echizen-ju KINAI-saku

Irregular round shape, Iron ground, Nokubori carving Square Mimi-edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches

71.0mm x 70.5mm 5.9mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Concaved wooden box

Heraldic symbols BUKAN Openwork AKASAKA Tsuba

Tuba2734a

unsigned attributed to AKASAKA

Heraldic symbols (KIRI, KATABAMI, SAKURA, HANABISHI) openwork, Iron ground, polish surface, Nikubori / Kebori carving Well-contoured round Mimi Edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches

Edo period(18th C.)

85.4mm x 83.2mm 5.6mm thick (Mimi)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Chrysanthemum flower KIKU Openwork Kyo-Shoami Tsuba

Tuba2742a

unsigned attributed to KYO-SHOAMI

KIKU chrysanthemum flower leaves, Iron ground, Polished Migaki-ji surface, Ko-sukashi openwork, Well-contoured round Mimi Edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches(one is filled by Shakudo)

80.7mm x 80.3mm 5.2mm thick (Mimi)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Trumpet Shell HORAGAI Openwork Awa-Shomai Tsuba

Tuba2736a

unsigned attributed to AWA-SHOAMI

Trumpet shell Ko-sukashi Openwork, Round shape, Iron ground, Polished surface, Gold Nunome-style Inlay, Well-contoured round Mimi Edge, One Hitsu-ana punch

85.7mm x 85.9mm 5.9mm thick (Mimi)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

KIKU chrysanthemum leaves Openwork TOSHO Tsuba

Tuba2740a

unsigned attributed to TOSHO

Round shape, Iron ground, Tsuchime-ji hammered surface, Ko-sukashi openwork, Well-contoured round Mimi Edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches one is filled by gold

86.7mm x 86.4mm 3.6mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Ivy sunflower crest and wild geese Tsuba

Tuba2784a

unsigned attributed to OUNIN

Round shape, Iron ground, Hammered surface, Brass inlay in Takabori style, Square Mimi edge, Single Hitsu-ana punch

71.2mm x 70.6mm 3.6mm thick (Seppa-dai)


Mirage in KARAKUSA foliage Tsuba

Tuba2726a

unsigned attributed to NANBAN

Sumikiri-Mokko cross rectangular shape, Iron ground, Gold inlay in Nunome-zougan style, Square Mimi edge in Suki-Nokoshi engraving, Both Hitsu-ana punches

82.1mm x 82.0mm 5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho Tousougu) certificate

Ivy covered Murmuring Stream Tsuba

Tuba2715a

unsigned attributed to Kyo-SHOAMI

Round shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, Gold/Silver inlay in Hira-zougan style, Square Mimi edge, Both Hitsu-ana punches filled by Shakudo

82.1mm x 82.0mm 5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho Tousougu) certificate

A flying Dragon over Auspicious cloud Tsuba

Tuba2596a

signed : Choushu TOYONOBU-saku

Mokko cross rectangular shape, Iron ground, Sukidashi engraving, Suki-nokoshi Mimi edge

81.4mm 75.7mm 3.8mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK (Hozon) certificate

Iron ground Round Openwork Tuba

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Fringed pink flower (Nadeshiko) openwork design

Signed TADATSUGU

Round shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Square contour Mimi edge in full

77.5 mm x 77.5 mm 5.0 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate

 

Iron Round shape Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2641a

Warabi of Bracken shoots openwork design

Unsigned attributed to a work of OWARI

Oval shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Round contour Mimi edge in full

69.5 mm x 67.8 mm 6.0 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate

DAI-SHO Tsuba

Tuba2629a

Foreigners (KARABITO) landscape design

Unsigned attributed to a work of SOUHEISHI

Iron ground, Round rectangular shape, Takabori carving, Gold Inlay Iroe, Both Hitsu-ana punches. Gold rim of Fukurin

DAI : 85.5 x 77.7 mm 5.3 mm thick (Mimi edge)

SHO : 78.6 x 72.8 mm 5.4 mm thick (Mimi edge)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Iron Round shape Openwork Tsuba

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A pair of Bamboo leaf and Wild Goose Openwork design

Unsigned attributed to a work of OWARI (Edo period)

Oval shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Round Mimi edge in full

73.5 mm x 71.2 mm 5.8 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate