Shakudo sukashi tsuba with polished ground. Decorated with Tsudzumi, Japanese hand drum. On the drum pine branches made with flat inlay gold wire.
There exist almost identical tsuba with NBTHK attribution to Bushu School. However a fellow collector owned another example of this tsuba with Kaga Kinko attribution.
Tsuba made with beautiful dark blue shakudo.
Size: 70 mm x 66 mm x 4,5 mm
Made in late Edo period.