Tsuba with design of peonies and butterflies

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.3 x 0.3 cm (3 x 2 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2594

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shibuichi and copper; copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori and iroe takazogan

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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