Tsuba with design of fan-shapes, poem-papers, books etc.

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1902

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; copper sekigane; decorative technique: zogan, sukidashi-bori, engraving (see curatorial remarks)

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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