Kinai – Aoi leaves

Tsuba: Aoi leaves

Signature/mei: Kinai

Material: iron/ji-sukashi

Era/jidai: late Edo (18./19. century)

Dimensions: 8.1 cm x 0.51 cm

No papers (guarantee hozon)

Price: 750 Euro


On this round iron ji sukashi tsuba we see four opened and two rolled up aoi leaves. The open leaves have some holes as sukashi openings and some leaf veins decorated in kiriba. Two hitsuana. The tsuba is signed “Kinai” and is made by the famous Echizen Kinai school of tsuba artists.