The copper marugata tsuba with two hitsu, the kogai hitsu-ana lobed, and finely inlaid in silver with grasses and pinecones – a symbol for the autumn season – on both sides. The copper surface shows a very fine dotted structure. With a wood tomobako (storage box).
SIZE 8.3 x 8 cm
Condition: Excellent condition with minor expected surface wear.
Provenance: Important samurai art from an Austrian private collection – Lots (31 – 39) are from an Austrian private collection, assembled with great knowledge and care, as all the objects are in a superior state of preservation. The collection most prominently features three Koto swords, no. 31 is listed as a Juyo Token (= important work).