Japanese Iron Tsuba

Archive for January 6th, 2021

Tsuba Akasaka School Japanese antique iron circa 1775 —

Size: 7.9cm x 7.8cm x 5.9mm. Afterabout 2 years of study and comparing it to about 50 other examples interms of iron, patina, carving, execution of the design, weight, andanything else I could think to observe- my opinion is Akasakasomewhere close to the work of Tadashige. While similarto the signed example at the Tokyo National […]