Tsuba with design of cloves and fans

Japanese
Muromachi period
16th century
School Tosho School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 9 x 0.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2529

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund