Seller: gdme (7,608) 100% , Location: Raymore, Missouri, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 382174127478 Primary Material: Iron, Details: IRON DAISHO DRAGON TSUBA A true, matched pair (daisho) iron, 79x73x4mm and 75x69x4mm dragon tsuba. Three toe (Japanese) dragons with extensive scale engraving. The rest of the surface has 2 shades of wash (gold and copper) to the sukashi vines, clouds and sacred jewel. Both rims with gold. Engraved vines to both sides of the seppa dai. This pair appears to have never been mounted on swords and most likely were a presentation gift as the quality is much better than normally found on this style of tsuba. This comes in a daisho kiri wood box with double pillows, and you will also received a free copy of "Japanese Sword Guards- The History of Kyoto and Presentation Tsuba" book where this daisho set appears on page 69. Edo period tsuba. YOU RARELY FIND A TRUE DAISHO OF THESE AND OF THIS QUALITY AND CONDITION!