An iron Mito tsuba
Attributed to Ichiryu Tomoyoshi, dated 1825
Carved in marubori in the form of six leaping carp, their scales crisply rendered and their eyes of gilt metal, signed and dated Bunsei hachinen aki Ichiryu Tomoyoshi saku (made by Ichiryu Tomoyoshi in autumn of the eighth year of Bunsei era ); with wood storage box. 8.3cm (3¼in). (2).