Tsuba with design of geese, reeds and grasses

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.2 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2286

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo and gold; silver liners, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Mitsutoshi
光寿

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund