My listings all include vital information which you will find informative, and should cover most of your questions. If you need additional information, you can send me a message. Thank You, Christian Chaffee. This is an antique Japanese Katana sword Tachi tsuba. This is hand forged iron with a dragonfly caught in a spider’s web. The dragonfly is an applied gold body and eyes with silver wings and copper legs. The web is done with an incuse design. The spider is done with applied gold. This has a high relief design with shakudo and copper plugs. This measures about 3 1/4″ high, 3 1/16″ wide and 3/16″ deep, inside 1 1/8″ high, 5/16″ wide and 1/8″ deep. THIS ITEMS CONDITION REPORT. This has wear from age and use, rubbed and missing gold and silver, and needs to be cleaned. This weighs about 5.5 oz before packing. They can also deliver to your door for an additional cost. Please wait for your invoice before paying. On expensive fragile items, we may need to double box them. This will require additional labor and material costs. EVERY ITEM IS GUARANTEED TO BE THE ONE SHOWN IN MY IMAGES. I sell mostly antiques and collectibles, which will usually have the normal wear that you would expect to occur from normal use and age. I will mention anything I find objectionable in the condition report above. I SELL ONLY GENUINE ORIGINAL ITEMS. I do my very best to accurately represent each and every item I sell. I do not sell fakes or reproductions of any kind, unless they are clearly described as such. I guarantee every item I sell to be authentic, and to be made in the time period as represented. I welcome input from dealers and collectors in specialized areas, to help insure my listings are complete and accurate. If the listing ends over the weekend, you will normally receive an invoice on Monday. You will need to save the box and packing materials to show the shipper. This is the proof that they require, so if you discard the packing materials, your claim may be denied. Shippers do not accept parcels packed in damaged boxes as a rule, so damage is normally evidenced by damage to the box. The item “ANTIQUE JAPANESE SWORD TACHI TSUBA GOLD SILVER DRAGONFLY SPIDER WEB FORGED IRON” is in sale since Friday, May 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Tsuba”. The seller is “finearts29mv” and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Primary Material: Iron
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
Categorised as: antique
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