A daisho pair of rounded iron tsuba

Item:
154
Region:
Japan
Type:
Swords
Description:
A daisho pair of rounded iron tsuba, signed Choshu Noju Sakushinao Tomohisa. The design is fallen Autumn leaves and fruit with gold nunome details (yo-sukashi and ito-bori) comprising ginko, maple and oak with fir cones and acorns. Choshu school, 19th century. See Takezawa "Nihon Toban Zusetsu" No 456 for a similar design also by Choshu Tomohisa: and Hartman Collection No 12.
Metrics:
Height 7.4cms and 7.0cms
Price:
£2,450