Tsuba with design of Chinese sages and attendant, waterfall and pine tree

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8.2 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2461

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori and nunome-zogan

Not On View

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