Tsuba with design of turnips and leaves

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.5 x 0.7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2119

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori and sukashi-bori

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