Tsuba with design of tiger, dragon, bamboo and clouds

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 9 x 0.5 cm (3 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2153

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori , tokin and engraving

Not On View

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