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Antique Metal Japanese Tsuba Tosogu Gold Tree Bird marked: Okamoto Naofusa

Antique Metal Japanese Tsuba Tosogu Gold Tree Bird marked: Okamoto Naofusa

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Condition Report: Overall Condition No damages. Size 7cm diameter

Nicely made Tsuba. The piece is marked: Okamoto Naofusa

He is a goldsmith of the late Edo period, whose pseudonym is 鉄元堂 “TetsuGen-do”, and whose name is 岡本尚房 “Okamoto Naofusa”. The inscription on the sword reads “Naofusa”.

A Tsuba is a Japanese sword mountings are the various housings and associated fittings (tosogu)[1] that hold the blade of a Japanese sword when it is being worn or stored. Koshirae (拵え) refers to the ornate mountings of a Japanese sword (e.g. katana) used when the sword blade is being worn by its owner, whereas the shirasaya is a plain undecorated wooden mounting composed of a saya and tsuka that the sword blade is stored in when not being used.

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Additional Information

Weight 5 kg
Material

Bronze & Metal

Type

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Region of Origin

Japan Dynasty Periode

Edo Period (1603–1867), Meiji Periode (1867-1912)

Primary Material

Century

19th century

Condition Report

Overall Condition No damages. Size 7cm diameter