Tsuba with design of egrets and willows

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th to mid-19th century
School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 6.6 x 0.5 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2258

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takazogan and iroe takazogan

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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