Tsuba with design of tomoe shapes and floral ornament

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Higo School, Kamiyoshi Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.1 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2095

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and hirazogan

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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