Heianjo Tsuba. Depicts a gourd or aubergine vine climbing a trellis or fence, with leaves, flowers and fruits. Two windows represented by openwork (sukashi). The seller identifies this tsuba as Heianjo-Namban, whatever it means.
Late Muromachi. [The Muromachi period (室町時代 Muromachi jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Ashikaga era, or the Ashikaga period – from approximately 1336 to 1573)].
Iron core, brass and copper inlay. Round (Maru Gata).
Height: 77.3, Width: 73.1, Thickness at seppa-dai: 3.6 mm.