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A Ko-Katchushi-Style Daisho (Pair) Tsuba
A Ko-Katchushi-Style Daisho (Pair) Tsuba

MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

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A Ko-Katchushi-Style Daisho (Pair) Tsuba
Muromachi period (16th century)
Each iron tsuchime-ji plate with a high rounded rim carved from the plate, the relatively smooth web pierced with a simple, clean design of futatsu tomoe, one head of the tomoe enlarged to be used as a hitsu-ana
3 3/8in. (8.6cm.) (dai); 3in. (7.6cm.) (sho) diameter
With a Hozon Tosogu (Sword Fitting Worthy of Preserving) no. 450844 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), 2006.10.26 (2)

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