Tsuba formed as a stylized leaf

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Masayoshi (Japanese, dates unknown), School Ito School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1983

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: tokin

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kofu no ju Masayoshi
江府住正義

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund