Tsuba with design of lions and blossoms

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century (?)
School Nanban School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 8.1 x 0.6 cm (3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1060

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; shakudo shim; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection