Tsuba with design of Hotei and a boy attendant

Japanese
Edo period
mid to late 19th century
Ishiguro Yoshikiyo (Japanese, about 1850), School Ishiguro School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.287

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: shishiai-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshikiyo, with seal Toku

義清 印 徳

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams