Iron tsuba with an image of fying geese on the left side and of pampas grass with seeds and dew drop on the right side. This design usually depict the Musashi plain (Musashino).
Japanese pampas grass, susuki (すすき), Miscanthus sinensis - is the Japanese symbol of the late summer / early autumn. It is considered to be one of autumn grasses, aki no nana kusa (秋の七草).
No inscription. Akasaka school. Probably the 4th generation master.
Age - Edo.
Iron, ji sukashi.
Nagamaru gata, maru mimi; 7,71 х 7,57 x 0,6-0,5 cm.
musashino sukashi tetsu ji nagamaru gata maru mimi