T371. Ko Kinko Tsuba. Great Yamagane
T371. Ko Kinko tsuba in yamagane. 6.2 x 6.5 x .45 cm on the raised rim (.3 cm on the plate). The nakago hitsu-ana is .7 x 2.8 cm. Yamagane (mountain metal) is native copper and this yamagane has a wonderful red brown color. Stamped flowers and a nicely raised rim: what’s not to love. Condition is excellent; very fine tsuba. $225.