This is an antique Japanese Wakizashi sword tsuba. This is hand forged iron with the shape of a scroll with the string that ties the scroll drapping down.
The scroll has a dragon on one side, and a greek key pattern on both sides. This measures about 2 7/8" high, 2 7/8" wide and 3/32" deep, inside 1 1/16" high, 1/4" wide and 3/16" deep. This has wear from age and use, and needs cleaning.
This weighs about 2.7 oz before packing. They can also deliver to your door for an additional cost. Please wait for your invoice before paying. On expensive fragile items, we may need to double box them.This will require additional labor and material costs. EVERY ITEM IS GUARANTEED TO BE THE ONE SHOWN IN MY IMAGES. I sell mostly antiques and collectibles, which will usually have the normal wear that you would expect to occur from normal use and age.
I will mention anything I find objectionable in the condition report above. I SELL ONLY GENUINE ORIGINAL ITEMS. I do my very best to accurately represent each and every item I sell. I do not sell fakes or reproductions of any kind, unless they are clearly described as such. I guarantee every item I sell to be authentic, and to be made in the time period as represented.I welcome input from dealers and collectors in specialized areas, to help insure my listings are complete and accurate. If the listing ends over the weekend, you will normally receive an invoice on Monday. You will need to save the box and packing materials to show the shipper. This is the proof that they require, so if you discard the packing materials, your claim may be denied.
Shippers do not accept parcels packed in damaged boxes as a rule, so damage is normally evidenced by damage to the box. The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE SWORD SUKASHI TSUBA SIGNED DRAGON SCROLL HAND FORGED IRON OLD" is in sale since Friday, May 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Tsuba". The seller is "finearts29mv" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.