Q227. Iron Tsuba with Gold Hosokawa Mon


Q227.  Mokko-gata (lobed) tsuba in iron with gold Mon of The Hosokawa.  7.4 x 8.1 x .25 cm.  The nakago hitsu-ana is .8 x 3.1 cm.  Some of the gold is missing, as is expected, but otherwise condition is good.  The Hosokawa were the Daimyo of Higo Province.  $180.