Tsuba with design of gourd vine

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
School Higo School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.7 x 0.6 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.1942

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; shakudo plug; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

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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