Tsuba with design of bamboo

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-18th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.8 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1904

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund