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Kyo Sukashi – Connected Weights

Tsuba: Kyo Sukashi – Design of connected weights

Signature/mei: Unsigned

Material: Iron

Era/jidai: Edo

Dimension(h/w/d): 76.8 x 76.4 x 5.6 mm

NBTHK: Hozon (2023 – Kyo)

Custom made kiri box with cushion

Price: €1500 / $1650 / ¥250000

Kyo-Sukashi tsuba with the external shape of a chrysanthemum. The design itself shows connected weights, which is a common motif, especially in sukashi-tsuba.
The patina and condition of this tsuba are excellent.