Tsuba with design of bird, waves and rocks

Japanese
Edo period
17th century (?)
School Kaneie School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.3 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2063

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: kitae-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, brass shim to kogai; decorative technique: takabori 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