Tsuba with design of basketwork pattern and stylized vine tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th–early 18th century (?)
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2539

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

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