Iron tsuba signed "Bushu Masaharu".
Decorated with chrysanthemum and ornamental band. According to Fukushi Shigeo those motives represent chrysanthemum festival held at the ninth day of ninth month of lunar calendar.
Tsuba made of iron and decorated with gold nunome zogan.
Made in Edo period.
Size: 73 mm x 68 mm x 4 mm
Very similar tsuba has been published in Tosogu Classroom Vol. 1 by Fukushi Shigeo on page 442. Pictures of which are at the bottom of the page.