Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums, maples and waves

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
Umetada Shigenari (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Object Place: Umetada school, Shigenari, Umetada

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2523

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yamashiro no kuni no ju Umetada Shigenari [Umetada Shigenari of Yamashiro Province]
山城國住埋忠重成

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund