Tsuba with design of ho-o and paulownia

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Inoue Toyotaka (Japanese, about 1850), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 6.5 x 0.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.292

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: ishime-ji; decorative technique: takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu no ju Toyotaka [Toyotaka of Nagato Province]

長州住豊高

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams