Tsuba with basketwork pattern

Japanese
Momoyama–Edo period
early to mid-17th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.9 x 0.4 cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2172

Medium or Technique

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

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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