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Iron tsuba made in shape of orchid.

Orchid is the symbol of true nobility – humble and modest.

Author - independent craftsman Sakuma Yoshihide, he never belonged to any tsuba school. He lived in Edo, around 1820. He was good at high relief carving.

Inscription: 江府住 佐久間宜秀 (Kofu Ju Sakuma Yoshihide).
Age - Edo.
Iron, niku bori ji sukashi.
Nagamaru gata, kaku mimi; 7,35 х 7,07 x 0,48 cm.

ran zu tetsu ji nagamaru gata niku bori ji sukashi kaku mimi

蘭図

鉄地

長丸形

肉彫地透

角耳




江府住

佐久間宜秀

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