The tsuba was mostly to prevent the hand from sliding onto the Japanese sword “Katana”. It was for functionality by nature, but during the Edo period (1603 – 1868), there was peace in Japan so the tsuba got to become more ornamental and have antique value nowadays. Dimensions: 2.8″ x 2.5″ (70mm x 64mm). Thickness: 0.2 (4mm). Weight: 3.2oz (90g). We do not mark merchandise values below the value or mark items as “gifts”. US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item “Iron Tsuba, Japanese Samurai Sword Guard, Edo Antique, Street Scene Gold Inlaid” is in sale since Thursday, June 17, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Tsuba”. The seller is “hookie307″ and is located in Toshima-ku. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1800-1849
- Primary Material: Iron
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Black
Categorised as: iron
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