Tsuba with design of butterflies and takaramono

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th century
Umetada Muneyoshi (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.7 x 0.4 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2553

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Umetada . . . manosuke Tachibana Muneyoshi
埋忠。。。馬助橘宗義

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund