Tsuba with radiating design and paulownia mon

Japanese
Edo period
1864
Tsukada Naoaki (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8 x 0.5 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1923

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: lead; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ganji kinoe-ne aki Naoaki, with a kao
元治甲子秋直鏡(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund