Japanese iron tsuba with Shibata Mitsuo certificate. Attributed to Heianjo School. Decorated with brass flat inlay (hira-zogan).
Made in Japan in edo period.
Shibata Mitsuo was a sword dealer and book writer. He wrote books about swords and tsuba. He was the first Chairman of All Japan Sword Dealer Union. Size: 78 mm x 73 mm x 4,8 mm With kiri box.