T168. Iron tsuba with Fuji-san
T168. Iron tsuba, ship masts in the foreground and Mt. Fuji behind. 8 x 8.7 x .4 cm (measured across the flats). The nakago hitsu-ana measures .7 x 2.7 cm. The snow cap on Fuji and at least one mast are picked out in silver. Heavy, dense plate. The edges are rolled up exposing ample tekkotsu. An excellent tsuba in wonderful condition. $300.