Tsuba with design of inome piercings and radiating lines

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)
School Myochin School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 12.3 x 11.6 x 0.8 cm (4 13/16 x 4 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2212

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, hammering and nunome-zogan

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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