Tsuba with design of Daruma

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Seki Yoshinori (Japanese, 1799–1870), School Seki School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2305

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: shishiai-bori, sukashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seki Yoshinori, with a kao
関義則(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund