Tsuba with design of Momotaro and animal soldiers

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Hata Nobuyoshi (Japanese, 1807–1878), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.6 x 0.7 cm (3 1/8 x 3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1135

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nobuyoshi, with a gold-inlaid kao

信盧(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding