Tsuba with unidentified pierced designs

Japanese
Edo period
19th century (?)
Umetada Myoju (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.7 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2718

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo plugs, copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and hammering

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Umetada Myoju
埋忠明寿

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund