H407. Ko Tosho Iron Tsuba
H407. Iron sukashi tsuba. 8.3 x 8.5 x .2 cm (very thin plate). The nakago hitsu-ana is .7 x 2.7 cm. Skip Holbrook’s tag reads, “Ko Tosho, Choji, Tachi Changed Uchi Katana Early Muromachi”. Skip is telling us that he believes this was originally a tachi tsuba (from the orientation of the choji (clove), that was later adapted to use on an uchigatana. Subtle tekkotsu on the rim, great condition. $195.