Tsuba with design of peony and butterfly

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
Umetada (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.1 x 0.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2534

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; stamped lead plug, copper sekigane; decorative technique: hammering, sukidashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Umetada

埋忠

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund