Tsuba with design of crescent moon

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
School Tosho School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.7 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2211

Medium or Technique

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

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