J126. Namban Tsuba, Etched Dragon
J126. Iron tsuba with etched dragon. 7 x 7.3 x .55 cm at the raised rim. The nakago hitsu-ana is.8 x 2.3 cm. The dragon and clouds are covered in very fine cross hatching meant to hold a silver overlay, traces of which remain. This seems heavy for its size, dense. $450.