Tsuba with design of frog and reeds

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8.2 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2415

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: silver, shibuichi and gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan and engraving

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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