Tsuba with design of fisherman and Mount Fuji

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Shoami Arichika (Japanese, mid-19th century), School Aizu Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.2 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2306

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and copper; gilt liner, shakudo plug; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Arichika, with a seal Arichika

有隣 印 有

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund