Tsuba in the form of a gourd and tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Satsuma School, Oda Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 7.8 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2201

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: forging and sukidashi-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund