Tsuba with design of spinning top and camellia

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
School Bushû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8 x 0.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2363

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and copper; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, ito-sukashi and takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund