Tsuba with design of hollyhocks

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.6 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1736

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; 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