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 “Japanese Samurai Sword Guard Iron Tsuba Antique Edo Street Scene Gold Inlaid” is in sale since Sunday, May 30, 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: japanese
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