Tsuba with design of paulownia crest

Japanese
Momoyama–Edo period
early to mid-17th century
School Kutsuwanaoshi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 9.1 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2162

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: forging and engraving

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