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SAKURA Flower Petals Wild Geese Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2321a

Unsigned attributed to NISHIGAKI

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

73.1mm x 71.1mm 4.7mm thick (Mimi) / 5.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate



UME plum tree Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2745a

Signed Doshu Myouchin Nori MUNEYOSHI

Iron ground, Irregular shape, Polish surface, Openwork, Gold inlay, Rould Mimi edge

75.6mm x 73.2mm 5.2mm thick (Mimi) / 5.0mm 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

Bamboo Leaves Catfish Key Tsuba

Tuba2396a

Signed Tosa-koku-ju Nori MUNECHIKA-saku kore

Oval shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, Opwn work, Kebori carving, Round Mimi edge

78.9mm x 75.0mm 5.3mm thick (Mimi) / 6.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

A pair of Open Fan Tsuba

Tuba2884a

Signed : Oite Soushu-Sakura Kunitomo NAGA'AKI-saku

Cross rectangular, Iron ground, super-fine forging surface, Kebori-style carving, Open work, Udenuki-ana punch, Round contoured Maru-mimi rim in full

74.5mm x 59.2mm 5.9mm thick (Mimi) / 5.5mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Endless Circles ENSO Tsuba

Tuba2790a

Signed : Oite Ushu-Yamagata Kunitomo MASANAGA-saku

Round shape, Iron ground, Fine forging surface, Sukisage-style carving, Suki-nokoshi style Round contoured Maru-mimi rim,

Both Hitsu-ana punches filled by Shakudo

83.5mm x 83.3mm 4.6mm thick (Mimi) / 4.6mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu 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

Spider Web Tsuba

Tuba2793a

Signed : Kunitomo SHIGESADA

Octagonal shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, contoured Kaku-mimi rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches filled by Shakudo copper apply

92.1mm x 91.8mm 5.3mm thick (Mimi) / 5.5mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Eight Trigrams "HAKKE" Tsuba

Tuba2826a

Signed : Oite Sanshu-Nishio Kunitomo MASAYUKI-saku

Octagonal bowl shape, Iron ground, Itame forging surface, Round contoured Maru-mimi rim, SAHARI (copper/lead/tin)alloy inlaid

75.8mm x 76.1mm 3.3mm thick (Mimi) / 3.4mm 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

The Crane crest TSURUMARU Pine tree Stream Tsuba

Tuba2814a

unsigned Kyo-Kinko

Round rectangular shape, Shakudo ground, Irregular Stone surface, Kebori carving, Suemon-style Inlay, Gold Iroe, Fukurin Mimi rim, Single Hitsu-ana punch

84.1mm x 78.0mm 5.0mm thick (Mimi) / 4.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

GUNBAI triple military leader's fans Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2800a

unsigned Choushu

Round shape, Iron ground, Polished surface, Nikubori carving, Open work, Round Mimi rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches

80.0mm x 80.2mm 4.0mm thick (Mimi) / 4.4mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(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

Itame cross-grain pattern Tsuba

Tuba2794a

Signed : Oite Sanshu-Nishio Kunitomo MASASHIGE-saku

Oval shape, Iron ground, Itame forging surface, A bit contoured Square Kamu-mimi rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches

75.5mm x 70.0mm 6.0mm thick (Mimi) / 7.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Knitted-wire Round-shaped ENSO pattern Tsuba SHINGEN

Tuba2825a

unsigned attrributed to SHINGEN

Triple layers Iron ground hammered surface, Round shape, Brass/Shakudo copper wire knitting, Rope pattern brass Fukurin rim, Both Hitsu-ana punches brass Fukurin-rim filled with lead

85.3mm x 85.3mm 5.0mm thick (Mimi) / 5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai) 6.5mm thick (overall)

NBTHK(Tokubetus Hozon) certificate



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


MINOGAME lucky-sign long-life turtle design Tsuba

Tuba2779a

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

Tuba2687a

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