Tsuba with design of pine tree

Japanese
Edo period
Early 18th century
Umetada Nobumasa (Japanese, 1642–1720), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1864

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Umetada Zenzaemon Nobumasa saku
長州萩住埋忠善左衛門宣政作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund