Hi All. I consider myself a dilettante in fittings, but am trying to improve my knowledge. I just picked up this tsuba with NBTHK TH papers to Shoami Den Shichi. I am attaching a photo of the papers as well as what the seller stated about the tsuba. Although this post could go into the translation section, I am more interested in opinions about the tsuba. My reading of the overview is:
1st line - tokubetsu hozon tosogu
2nd line- shodai XX no XX
3rd line - Shoami Den Shichi no X goods
4th line - six lobed flower sukashi tsuba (?)
So my questions are about the papers (hopefully my translation is correct). What does Den Shichi refer to in the context of the Shoami call? Is this a reference to Hayashi Matashichi or am I way off, either because my translation is wrong or my interpretation is wrong. Any help or advice with either the translation or what the tsuba is would be greatly appreciated.