Tsuba with design of butterflies and peonies

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2565

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; punched shakudo plug; decorative technique: ito-sukashi, sukidashi-bori and zogan

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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