Tsuba in the form of a butterfly

Myochin school?
mid-18th century
Kunihiro (Japanese, dates unknown)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

7.1 x 6.9 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

13.2199

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo plug, copper semegane; decorative technique: kebori and sukashi-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tsuba

Signed

Kunihiro
國廣

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund