Tsuba with design of dragon, tiger, bamboo and tree

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Naotake (Japanese), School Bushû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.6 x 0.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.729

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Naotake (seal)
尚竹

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection