Tsuba with design of dragons and swords

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
School Myochin School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.5 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2625

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gilt plugs; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori

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