Tsuba with design of dragon and waves

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.9 x 0.5 cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2147

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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