Tsuba with design of tree trunks and leaves

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Kumagai Yoshiyuki (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2287

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo plug; decorative technique: takabori and shishiaibori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshiyuki saku

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund