一般情報 General information

製品番号 Product No. TS-11.
項目種類 Item type 甲冑師の鍔     Ko-Katchushi Tsuba.
MEI  無銘 MUMEI. Attributed to: Toda Hikozaemon or Ko Kacchushi
形状  Shape. 丸形 (圓形) Maru gata
画像 Image. Iron round Tsuba, with engraved- open work.Two Chinese bellflower engraved on round shape iron TsubaFrom the middle of the Tsuba there are very fine lines to the rim of the Tsuba. This applies to both sides of the Tsuba
時代 Era 江戸時代初期 Early Edo period
日付 Date  ca.1688-1704

寸法  Measurements

身長 Height 83.0 mm
Width 83.0 mm
厚さThickness 4.02 mm
重さ Weigth: 135 gr.

詳細 Details

物質 Material
技法 Technique   

鑑定書 Kantei-sho

日本美術刀剣保存協会          NBTHK Certificate 適用外です Not applicable

保存刀装具鑑,しんさの候補  Candidate for Hozon Tōsō-gu, Shin-sa exam

他の 証明書                        Other certificate 適用外です Not applicable
状態 Status 良い Good/ The iro tsuba has a beautiful patina on both sides over the entire surface.
追加情報                              Additional Information This plate is very thin / elegant. This example would seem to be the work of the Edo period. This Tsuba is quite heavy despite being a thin plate.The patina is very fine

刀に適した鍔です This is a Tsuba suitable for Katana

歴史 History Toda Hikozaemon is one of the “Three Owari Masters of Genroku.” At the time, Toda had a great deal of influence on the artistic part of that period.Huge Iron Katchu-shi Tsuba.  Nicely forged plate with a raised rim  as is the style of Katchu-shi. A tsuba of this size was likely made as a presentation pieceKatchushi means armour-smith in Japanese. So, it is said that the definition of Katchushi-Tsuba is tsuba made by armuor-smiths or swordsmith craftsmenThose openwork looks similar to ears of the masks of Katchu (=armour)

価格 price     € 975.–                          (Shipping fee is not included in the price).

PS: More photos available on request!