M219. Iron Sukashi Tsuba, Echizen Akao
M219. Iron sukashi tsuba with shakudo fukurin. 7.2 x 7.4 x .4 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is.8 x 2.8 cm. Echizen Akao, according to a knowledgeable former owner: crescent moon with clouds over water. Deep patina on the iron and a rubbed patina on the fukurin. There is a crack in the rim (just south of east in my 1st picture); otherwise condition is excellent. $175.