This is a very pleasing signed iron tsuba from the Nara school. It is signed simply Nara Saku. It is a delicately carved Kaki tree bearing fruit. The fruit is colored gold.
It measures 7.7 cm or 3.03 inches by 7.52 cm or 2.96 inches. It has a nice dark patina with no losses to the iron or rust.
DAIMYÔ JÛYÔ TACHI KOSHIRAE #080615
In Jûyô Kodogu, Koshirae, For Sale, Fittings on