A Japanese iron tsuba, Edo Period (18th century or earlier)
A Japanese iron tsuba, Edo Period (18th century or earlier). Of circular form, the tsuba pierced with a floral sukashi, the hira inlaid to both sides with brass floral decoration and Japanese symbols enclosed within bands and pierced with both a kozuka and kogai hitsu ana. 3.3 in (8.5 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: June 2015