Late Edo period (1615-1867), Circa 1800
A landscape with pagodas, rocks, and trees
Marugata: 78 x 79 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Signed: "Bushu ju Masatsune"
This tsuba represents a Chinese style view with some pagodas, rocks, and gnarled trees; the scene is probably inspired by some Kano school painting.
The iron is well forged and presents a dark patina.