Tsuba with design of two prancing horses

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Utagawa Shigetsugu (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1813

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shigetsugu
重次

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund