Tsuba with design of landscape with pavilion, crags, birds and standing scholar

Japanese
Edo period
mid-18th century
Fujiwara Sadamasa (Japanese), School Tango School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2268

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Tanshu no ju Sadamasa [Sadamasa of Tanba Province]
丹州住定正

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund