Tsuba with design of tree-bark and creeper, with a fly

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.280

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo shims; decorative technique: takabori, sukashi-bori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams