Tsuba with design of paulownia mon

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.6 x 0.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2651

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: iron, pewter (?) and brass; decorative technique: stamped pewter (?) plate supported on wire mesh, applied brass rim

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