Tsuba with design of European-style dragons and pearls

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th–early 18th century
School Nanban School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 5.8 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1753

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, lead; decorative technique: chiseled and gilded

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