Tsuba with design of seashells

Japanese
Edo period
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.5 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1805

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and sukashibori

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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