Tsuba with design of onigawara and other roof-tiles

Japanese
Edo period
mid-18th century
Umetada Shigeyoshi (Japanese, about 1700), School Umetada School, Harima Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8.2 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2562

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori, engraving and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Banshu Akashi no ju Umetada Shigeyoshi [Umetada Shigeyoshi of Akashi in Harima Province]
播州明石住埋忠重義

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund