Tsuba modeled as a gourd and tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
School Satsuma School, Oda Sub-school (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

33

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2334

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori 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