Tsuba with design of ho-o bird and paulownia

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Kongyosai (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1032

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, engraving and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kongyosai, with a kao

昆魚斎(花押)

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection