H392. Higo Jingo Sukashi Tsuba
H392. Iron sukashi tsuba with a wonderful surface. 6.8 x 7.2 x .38 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is.9 x 2.8 cm. Holbrook again; Skip’s tag reads, “Higo Jingo I, Oni Karuma”. Oni karuma means devil’s wheel, water wheel. 5 of the spokes are worked in sukashi; the rest are implied with hammer work (nice touch). Tekkotsu on the rim and most likely on the plate as well. Excellent condition. $325.