Tsuba with cross design

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Ito Masakatsu (Japanese, about 1700), School Ito School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.9 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2322

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plug; decorative technique: ito-sukashi and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Odawara no ju Masakatsu
小田原住正勝

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund