H373. Iron Sukashi Tsuba, Higo Nishigaki I by Holbrook
H373. Iron sukashi tsuba. 8 x 8.1 x .45 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is.8 x 2.7 cm. From the Holbrook collection; Skip’s tag reads, “Higo Nishigaki I, Bamboo & snow, engraved detail, aged sukashi”. The 2 ryo-hitsu are the snow flakes: nice, whimsical touch. Excellent condition with a few prominent tekkotsu on the rim. $950.