Daisho Tsuba of iron with gold and silver inlay in cherry blossom motif.
This daisho tsuba are signed Ito Masatsune. A very beautiful and high quality set. They come with an appraisal by Ittosai Yoshimune in the form of hakko gaki/ appraisal done on in their respective boxes.
The boxes Read:
Tetsu-ji kingpin-zogan sakurabana no zu
Shotoku Kyoto jidai ni meijis nite
yoku nihyakusanjunen mae Bushu-ju
Kyoto Ittosai Yoshimune
Iron with gold and silver inlay
Cherry blossom motif
Renowned master from the eras Shotoku (1711-1716) and
Kyoho (1716-1736), that is he was active about 230 years ago
in Musashi province.
1948, Ittosao Yoshimune
(note; Ittosai Yoshimune was a sword dealer back in the 1930’s and 1940’s who issued his own appraisals. Unfortunately, there is not much information available about him today.)
Katana tsuba measures: (75.9mm tall) (71.5mm wide) (4.5mm thick)
Wakazashi tsuba measures: (72.8mm tall) (67.8mm wide) (4.5mm thick)
Asking price: $8,600.00
(shipping and insurance included)
Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fst-562.