Tsuba with design of blossoms, fruit, leaves and tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
Umetada (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.2 x 0.7 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2527

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plug; decorative technique: nunome-zogan and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yamashiro no kuni Umetada saku
山城國埋忠作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund