Tsuba with design of fruiting branch, spider and plantain

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 8.8 x 0.6 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2390

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and copper; decorative technique: takabori, tokin and zogan

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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