Tsuba with design of guri scrolls

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
Takahashi Okitsugu (Japanese), School Takahashi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 5.9 x 0.6 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.1712

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: shibuichi; decorative technique: guri-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Takahashi Okitsugu, with a kao
高橋與次(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund