Tsuba with design of fruiting gourd vine

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Kinai (Japanese), School Echizen Kinai School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2074

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Echizen no ju Kinai saku
越前住記内作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund