J111. Signed Jakushi Tsuba
J111. Signed iron Jakushi tsuba with gold nunome. 6.7 x 7 x .45 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is .85 x 2.5 cm. Another fierce Jakushi dragon (the Jakushi tsuba-shi must have had interesting dreams), nicely carved and accented in gold. The mimi has been carved to mimic forge weldings, something regularly seen on Jakushi tsuba and a nice touch. A bit of the gold is missing; otherwise condition is fine. $225.