This is an old Japanese sword tsuba. This is hand forged iron with snails, flowers, vines and vine tendrils with gold highlighting. This has a very nice etched background. This measures about 3 1/16″ high, 2 7/8″ wide and 3/16″ deep, inside 1 1/8″ high, 5/16″ wide and 1/8″ deep. THIS ITEMS CONDITION REPORT. This has rubbed and missing gold and needs cleaning. This weighs about 4.5 oz before packing. 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. 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 “OLD JAPANESE KATANA SWORD TSUBA SNAILS FLOWERS VINES GOLD FORGED IRON” is in sale since Sunday, August 11, 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 to United States.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Primary Material: Iron
- Original/Reproduction: Unknown
Categorised as: japanese
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