Tsuba with design of shishi on a rock

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Kawaji Nobuchika (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.3 x 0.4 cm (3 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.278

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Nobuchika saku [Made by Nobuchika of Hagi in Nagato Province]

長州萩住信周作

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams