T433. Iron Tanto Tsuba with Copper Inlay
T433. Iron tanto tsuba with copper inlay. 5.3 x 5.6 x .4 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is.9 x 2.6 cm. This, at one time, likely was mounted to an armor piercing tanto; the nakago ana is quite wide. Condition is excellent; none of the inlay is missing. Note: that isn’t a copper fukurin around the tsuba; there is a ring of copper inlaid on each side. $135.