Kaga – Insects

Kozuka: Kaga “Insects”

Signature/mei: Unsigned

Material: shakudo, gold

Era/jidai: Edo

Dimension: 97.0 x 13.8 mm

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Custom made high quality kiri box with cushion

Price: €600 / $660 / ¥100000

Kozuka from the Kaga school of sword fitting artist with the motif of insects. The insects are made of gold and inlaid using a technique called hira-zogan, for which the Kaga school is famous. On the back side we see some yasurime.

Together with this tsuba it would make a wonderful set.