Tsuba with design of landscape with pavilions, pagodas, rocks and figure crossing a bridge

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
Kaneko Yukiharu (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm (3 5/16 x 3 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1815

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Kaneko Chubei Yukiharu saku
長州萩住金子忠兵衛 幸治作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund