Tsuba with two large namazu piercings and design of dragons and karakusa

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 17th century
School Heianjo School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2606

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: silver; copper sekigane; decorative technique: hirazogan

Not On View

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