Tsuba with design of shogi pieces

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7 x 0.4 cm (3 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2522

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori, hammering and tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yamashiro no kuni no ju Umetada Shigenari
山城國住埋忠重成

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund