Ca 1600 Large Japanese Katana Tsuba of the Ikeda Clan Mon form.
ARTIFACT: This is a Early 17th Century Japanese Katana Tsuba in the Pierced Circular Iron Form of the Ikeda Clan Mon. A Butterfly obverse has gold "eye" on Butterfly Head sits at bottom slightly Beyond 6:00.
VINTAGE: Circa 1600.
SIZE: Approximately 3-3/16" diameter
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Iron
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japanese militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX15 LHGEX06/11/19
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The tsuba shows great iron patina, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.