Antique Japanese Tsuba Signed Edo Period - For Sale
Antique Japanese Tsuba Signed Edo Period
Own this authentic symbolic piece of Japanese culture, art and history - a genuine antique Japanese Tsuba - sword hilt or guard of the katana nihonto - curved Samurai sword from the Edo Period (1603-1867) of feudal Japan. The piece was crafted and signed by Toryuken Shoyu (1790 - 1841) on the left and in gold inlay also. Shoyu was a student of the famous tsuba maker from Kyoto, Tetsugendo Seiraku. Circa late 1700s - early 1800s. Dimensions: approx. 3" X 3". This tsuba comes with a handmade Kiriwood display box with upholstered cushion bed and custom made upholstered blade shape position centering nub to maximize the display and safety of your fine authentic tsuba (see photo). Buy with confidence. This piece is 100% guaranteed authentic.