Tsuba with design of children collecting shells

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Kawarabayashi Hideoki (Japanese, 1788–1851), School Otsuki School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

113

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.288

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: nanako-ji, ishime-ji; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori and gilding

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Bunryusha Hideoki, with tripod seal

文龍舎秀興 (鼎印)

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams