M184. Iron tsuba with soft metal
M184. Iron tsuba with soft metal. 7.5 x 8.1 x .35 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana measures .8 x 2.5 cm. The leaves of the plants are worked in gold and the insect (looks to be a wasp) is done in silver. Other than one spot across from the insect where the patina is thin, condition is fine. $275.