Tsuba with design of crescent moon and grasses

Japanese
Edo period
17th century
Myochin Morisuke (Japanese), School Myochin School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 9.6 x 0.3 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2171

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Myochin Morisuke
明珍守助

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund