Tsuba with design of moon and clouds

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Bushû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1911

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and tokin

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