Tsuba with design of shogi pieces

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
Shoami Munetane (Japanese), Umetada Muneyuki (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2584

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shoami Munetane
Umetada Muneyuki tomo ni saku
正阿弥宗種両埋忠宗之作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund