This is a very well made Tanaka tsuba with a spider, ants and grasses on a outstanding Takana plate the insects are standing on the tsuba a very rare and outstanding condition....you will love this one!!! you do not see tsuba like this on the market any more!!
Kazu Nari Tsuba
8.4 x 8 x .4 cm
Item No. T051
A very large tsuba by the famous tsuba maker Kazunari. The steel on this tsuba looks like dark brown melted butter. It is a very large tsuba for him also with an Ubu nakago-ana! The back side of the tsuba has a few small spots of surface rust as you can see but these can be removed quickly. This is a very impressive tsuba in hand.
Rare Umetada Tsuba
6.2 x 7 x .5 cm
Item No. T083
A rare Shigemitsu Umetada tsuba fully signed with great steel color " the scan makes it light" the steel almost looks Jingo and the dragon really looks evil! Great tsuba! A rare opportunity to get a fully signed tsuba from this rare school!
5.2 x 5.7 x .6 cm
Item No. T087
A small but very cool Ono tsuba from the buddist meaning of a over lapping triangle for the meaning of staying true to yourself this design is also in Yagu tsuba but this one has the Owari has deep dark steel.
8.5 x 8.2 x .4 cm
Item No. T088
A large Kyo tsuba that has been highly polished when made the tsuba almost looks like the steel is flowing around the seppa-dai plus the two mons really adds to the over all feel of it.