Tsuba with design of festooned pine branch

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Iwama Masayoshi (Japanese, 1764–1837), School Hamano School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.1 x 0.7 cm (3 5/16 x 3 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2278

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; copper sekigane, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Katsuryuken Masayoshi
葛龍軒政盧

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund