Tsuba with design of tiger, bamboo and stream

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Goto Mitsutsura (Japanese), School Echizen School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2070

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shigetsushi Mitsutsura, with a kao

指月子光烈(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund