Tsuba with design of monkeys reaching down to a stream

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Bushû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2277

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund