Tsuba in the form of a lantern with design of scattered blossoms

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 6.8 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1729

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: nunome-zogan

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