Tsuba with design of flowering plum

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
School Higo School, Nishigaki Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1940

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; shakudo pieces in ryohitsu; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

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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