Tsuba with design of a clam and an awabi shell

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
School Echizen Kinai School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 7 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2079

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori and sukashi bori

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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