Tsuba with design of four characters

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
School Katchushi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 9.5 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2166

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: lead plugs; decorative technique: forging and sukashi-bori

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