Tsuba with design of vine leaves and tendrils

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th–early 18th century (?)
School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.4 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2576

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shakudo; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: nunome-zogan and sue-mon

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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