The property of a Japanese private collector
Ten Choshu and Bushu tsuba
Comprising four Choshu sukashi tsuba, pierced with waterwheel, signed Choshu Hagi ju Kaji saku; plum blossoms, signed Choshu ju Kaji saku; kiku and leaves, signed Choshu Hagi ju Kaji saku; kiku, signed Choshu ju Tomosada; six Bushu tsuba, including pierced leaves, signed Bushu ju Masakata; petals in waves, signed Bushu ju Masasada; cranes, signed Bushu ju Masamichi; kiku blooms, unsigned; carved plum blossoms, signed Bushu ju Masayasu; and mythical beasts, signed Bushu ju Masasada. 7cm (2¾in) to 8½cm (3 3/8in). (10).