Tsuba with design of branches

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
Kugimiya Chikatoshi (Japanese), School Jingo School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2041

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and lead; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, zogan and tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Higo no kuni Kumafu no ju Ichiryusai Chikatoshi saku

肥後国熊府住一龍斎親利作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund