A big folded iron tsuba. A rare shape, like a flower
petal. Looks similar to Myochin armourers work of 1550-1650 period, but later Edo period work. Is inlaid with horses in shakudo,copper,brass and silver. Signed in soshu script, hard to translate. Has a nice patina and in fine condition for its age. A fine artistic piece. OVER 18'S AND U.K SALES ONLY.