Tsuba with design of squirrels and vine

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
Oda Naomasu (Japanese, about 1750), School Mino School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 6.8 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2340

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Oda Naomasu kore o horu
小田直升彫之

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund