Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums and other flowers

Japanese
Muromachi period
16th century
School Heianjo School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2605

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: brass; copper sekigane; decorative technique: hammering, stamping and hirazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund