Tsuba with design of cherry blossom and lotus

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-18th century
School Nanban School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 8.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2554

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund