Tsuba with design of dragons

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century (?)
School Umetada School, Harima Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.5 x 0.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2302

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: hirazogan

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