Q850. Iron Tsuba with Tiger


Q850. Tsuba with tiger. 6.5 x 7 x .45 cm on the rim (the tiger is raised another couple mm). The nakago hitsu-ana is .8 x 2.6 cm. The tiger is crawling through the ryo-hitsu; its hed and fore limbs are on the front and its behind is on the back. The tiger and dew drops are picked out in gold; swirling clouds are above. Condition is excellent. $275.