Tsuba with design of ho-o bird, paulownia and stylized lightning

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-18th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.5 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2635

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: vertical striations; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: nunome-zogan

Not On View

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