Tsuba with design of sleeping farmer by a waterfall

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
Ichinomiya Nagatsune (Japanese, 1722–1787), School Ichinomiya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 6.8 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1115

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold, silver, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: katakiri-bori, shishiai-bori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Echizen no daijo Minamoto no Nagatsune, with a kao

越前大拯源長常(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding