Tsuba with design of koto bridges (ji)

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
Akao (Japanese), School Aka School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 9.6 x 0.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1703

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Akao Jinzaemonnojo
赤尾甚左衛門尉

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund