Tsuba with design of Mount Fuji and eggplant (nasubi)

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
School Bushû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.5 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2479

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori and 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