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19th C. Japanese Edo Gilded Iron Tsuba w/ Ducks

East Asia, Japan, late Edo Period, ca. early 19th century CE. A pretty gilded iron tsuba, the hand guard from a traditional Japanese sword like a katana or wakizashi, with relief and inlaid ducks and reeds, the reeds gilded. The opening for the tang is a long trapezoid at the center. Size: 2.65" W x 2.9" H (6.7 cm x 7.4 cm)

Condition: Dark oxidized patina on surface. Gilding is very nicely preserved.

Provenance: ex-private Ft. Myers, Florida, USA collection

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