Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums and trellis

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8 x 0.5 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2441

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shakudo; gold liners, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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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