Tsuba with design of pheasant, bridge and clouds

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Umetada Yoshinobu (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2579

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plug; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, ito-sukashi, sukidashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Bushu Edo no ju Umetada Yoshinobu saku
武州江戸住梅忠義信作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund