Japanese Iron Tsuba

Archive for May, 2021

Signed Antique Japanese Mokko iron tsuba for katana beautifully simple —

A beautifully simple iron mokko tsuba for katana samurai sword. Estimated to be Edo period. The tsuba is signed, but I cannot read the kanji. I have a large collection of antique Japanese weapons and fittings that I value and treasure. The way I collect is with the philosophy that I do not want to […]

Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana OpenWork Sword Hiltb636/11 —

Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt. Tsuba is the hand guard mounted on a Japanese sword. It serves to keep the user’s hand from sliding up onto the blade of the sword, to counterbalance the weight of the blade, to communicate the social standing, beliefs and tastes of its owner, and, to some degree, […]

Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt (b492) —

Japanese Antique Samurai OpenWork TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt. Tsuba is the hand guard mounted on a Japanese sword. It serves to keep the user’s hand from sliding up onto the blade of the sword, to counterbalance the weight of the blade, to communicate the social standing, beliefs and tastes of its owner, and, to some […]

Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt (b479) —

Japanese Antique Samurai OpenWork TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt. Tsuba is the hand guard mounted on a Japanese sword. It serves to keep the user’s hand from sliding up onto the blade of the sword, to counterbalance the weight of the blade, to communicate the social standing, beliefs and tastes of its owner, and, to some […]