Tsuba with design of leaves and clouds

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–19th century
Kaneie (Japanese), School Kaneie School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.7 x 0.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2069

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: kitae-ji; other metals: lead; copper sekigane; decorative technique: engraving

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kaneie saku
金家作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund