Tsuba with design of clouds and lightning

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th–early 18th century
School Tosho School (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.2180

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: amida-yasurime; other metals: copper sekigane, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and ito-sukashi

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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