Tsuba with design of leaves

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Yaji Tomohisa (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1801

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: chiseled, sukashi-bori, nunome-zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Sakunoshin Tomohisa
長州萩住作之進友久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund