Tsuba with design of monkeys and a biwa tree

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Shunsoken Yozoku (Japanese, about 1750–1800), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.96

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and copper; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yozoku, with a kao
要族(花押)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection