Tsuba with design of shogi pieces

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.2 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2524

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yamashiro no kuni no ju Umetada Shigenari [Umetada Shigenari of Yamashiro Province]
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