Tsuba with design of bats

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Harunori (Japanese, about 1800), School Shonai School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 8.9 x 0.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2213

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Harunori
治禮

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund