Tsuba with design of giant with a midget samurai

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
Late 19th century
Hata Nobuyoshi (Japanese, 1807–1878), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 9 x 0.7 cm (3 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1146

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan, hirazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shun'o Hogen Nobuyoshi, with a kao
峻翁法眼信盧(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding