Tsuba with design of crane, rock and waves

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Ishiguro School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.6 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1958

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

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