C142. Choshu Tomosada Sukashi Tsuba
C142. Iron Sukashi Tsuba signed Choshu no Ju Tomosada. 7 x 7 x .4 cm. Heavy, dense plate in perfect condition. The carving is crisp and very well executed. Robert Haynes, in his Index, has Tomosada’s death date as 1800. This is a first class Choshu tsuba. It comes with a somewhat unusual but perfectly sufficient box. $500.