Japanese Katana 2-Hole Tsuba . NNJ75


Japanese iron Katana tsuba. Round shape (maru gata). Tsuba with two holes (holes for storing or histsu-ana) the main center hole (nakago-ana) for the blade and one for the Kogai (decorative tool used for tying or pinning hair). Simple design tsuba that appears to be a river type scene with a turtle and bird. Size approx 3 3/16 inches X 3 5/16 inches. The main center hole for blade approx 1/4 inches wide X 1 2/16 long. Believe this is Edo period (1603-1867).

Additional notes:
The diameter of an average katana tsuba is 3.0 to 3.1 inches (7.5 to 8 cm).
The diameter of a typical wakizashi tsuba is 2.4 to 2.6 inches (6.2-6.6 cm).
The diameter of a typical tanto tsuba is 1.8 to 2.4 inches (4.5-6 cm).


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Weight4 oz
Dimensions4 × 3 × .5 in