Tsuba with design of two minogame

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Nobusada (Japanese), School Myochin School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2187

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nobusada
信定

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund