Tsuba with design of waterwheels, maples and cherry

Japanese
Momoyama–Edo period
17th century
Nobuie (Japanese), School Nobuie School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 9.9 x 0.4 cm (4 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2161

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nobuie
信家

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund