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An Iron Jakushi Tsuba
An Iron Jakushi Tsuba


An Iron Jakushi Tsuba
Edo Period (17th-18th century), signed Jakushi
The oval iron tsuchime-ji plate carved with a dragon in clouds in taka-bori highlighted in gold nunome, one hitsu-ana plugged with shakudo
2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) long
With a Hozon Tosogu (Sword Fitting Worthy of Preserving) certificate no. 449538 issued by the Nihon Bjutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), dated 2006.2.16

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