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Provenance:   Robert E. Haynes;
            Elliott D. Long
"Oval shape iron plate tsuba with intricately carved clouds, and the constellation of the 'Big Dipper' with a Ken at the end of the handle. On the omote, appears a bat that has gold inlay on the tips of wings and is also very well carved. There are hitsu-ana, the kogai-ana being filled with lead.

Signed: 'EFU ju TSUNEYUKI'.
This is H 10950.0 in Haynes Index.

The first attribution is from TOAN SHA, Club of Murakami Takasuke. Dated 1974 and shows the owner as Hashimoto Kiyotada.

The second attribution is by the N.B.T.H.K., HOZON Origami." (Haynes, Long)

7.05cm x 7.35cm x 0.35cm

How to Purchase this Tsuba:
please send Elliott and Robert an E-MAIL
( elliott@shibuiswords.com ).

A Collaboration of Robert E. Haynes and Elliott D. Long

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