Tsuba with design of dragonfly and suisen (narcissus)

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th–early 19th century
Murakami Jochiku (Japanese, died about 1790–1800), School Murakami School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

53

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7 x 0.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1133

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, shibuichi and shell; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Jochiku, with a kao

如竹(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding