T436. Higo Iron Sukashi Tsuba Papered to Nidai Kanshiro
T436. Iron sukashi tsuba papered to Nidai Kanshiro Nishigaki. 7.5 x 7.9 x .45 cm. The nakago hitsu-ana is 1 x 2.7 cm. This is classic work of the group: sanmai kiri design (3 paulownia branches with leaves, in excellent condition (the surface is soft velvet) and in a fitted box with pillow. The former owner has told me that this came from the Eckhard Kremers collection. There is a NTHK-NPO paper dated 2017 giving this tsuba to Nidai Kanshiro Nishigaki. $2,295.