Tsuba with design of cormorant fishing

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Iwasawa Ryoi (Japanese), School Aizu Shoami School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

24

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.2 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2304

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Iwasawa Ryoi, with a kao
嵒澤了意(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund