Tsuba formed as a carriage wheel, with waves

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)
School Owari-sukashi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2646

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Bishu . . .
尾州。。。

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund