The iron tsuba of mokkogata shape and with a beaded brass Odawara fukurin (decorated rim cover). A fine, old simplistic tsuba from the Hirata school with no hitsu. With a wood tomobako (storage box).
SIZE 7.6 x 7.2 cm
Condition: Excellent condition with associated 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).