Tsuba modeled as a hollyhock leaf

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 6.9 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2249

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and zogan

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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