Tsuba with design of Hosokawa family mon and tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-18th century
School Dewa School, Shonai Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.2 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2546

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund