An Umetada school iron tsuba
By Umetada Shigeyoshi, 18th century
The mokko iron plate carved with a moth and a stylized flower, the antennae and the flower stamen forming the hitsuana, the surface details raised in relief and highlighted with gold hirazogan and wit traces of gold nunomezogan, signed Yamashiro Nishijin Umetada shigeyoshi
With a wood storage box with attestation, dated 1965.9 and signed and sealed by Torigoe Kazutro.
3 3/8in (7.6cm) long