T405. Yamakichibei Iron Tsuba
T405. Iron tsuba signed Yamakichibei. 7.1 x 7.45 x .5 cm at the slightly raised rim. The nakago hitsu-ana is .9 x 2.7 cm. Nice tsuba. The udenuki-ana and the kotsuka & kogai hitsu-ana act as the design: a very pleasing composition. There are subtle tekkotsu on the rim and the whole is finished with the standard for yamakichibei yakite (partially melted) surface. This tsuba comes in a box with pillow and with a label that matches the tsuba. Excellent condition. $250.