Tsuba with design of lotus leaves and seeds

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Kaneko Yukinaka (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.4 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.1812

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, sukashi-bori and nunome-zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Hagi no ju Kaneko Jurobei Yukinaka saku
長州萩住金子十郎兵衛幸仲作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund