Tsuba with design of leaves and ropes (New Year decoration)

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Kawaji Hisatsugu (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Object Place: Hisatsugu

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1817

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Hisatsugu saku

長州萩住久次作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund