Tsuba in the form of a carriage-wheel

Japanese
Momoyama–Edo period
early to mid-17th century
Hôan (Japanese), School Hoan School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 6.8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1952

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hôan
法安

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund