Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums, wild geese and kikyo (Chinese bellflower)

Japanese
Momoyama period
Late 16th–early 17th century
School Kamakura School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.5 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2053

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and sukashi-bori

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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