Tsuba with design of dragon, tiger, plum and bamboo

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.8 x 0.8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2285

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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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