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Tsuba with design of oak leaves and acorns

Japanese
early to mid-18th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2456

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori and zogan

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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