Tsuba formed as sixteen radiating leaves with inlaid design of wisteria blossom

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-18th century
Shôami Arichika (Japanese, 1661–1742)


Catalogue Raisonné

69

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.6 x 0.5 cm (3 1/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2368

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and hirazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Arichika
在哉

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund