Tsuba with design of bird and crescent moon

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Yasuchika (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 9.8 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1145

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sue-mon

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Tsuchiya To-u nanajusan
土屋東雨 七十三

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding