Tsuba with "hundred monkeys" design

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Yagami Mitsuhiro (Japanese), School Yagami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 8 x 0.5 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1769

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gilding to one hitsu; decorative technique: chiseled sukashibori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yagami Shoyoken Mitsuhiro

矢上逍遥軒光廣

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund