A nagamarugata tsuba in shibuichi and decorated with takanikubori and takazogan techniques.
It represents Mongaku Shonin, a samurai who killed his love by mistake. To be forgiven, he bacame a monk and decided to stay during 21 days under a cascade during the Winter. Fudo, God of cascades, decided that he had suffer enough and sent Seitaka with a lotus flower to allow Mongaku to stop his pain.
Signed : Naotsune avec kao / Hoyusai
- End of Edo
- 6,6 cm
- Naotsune avec kao / Hoyusai