Tsuba with design of overlapping squares and fan-shapes

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th–early 18th century (?)
Umetada Shigenari (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.7 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2543

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yamashiro no kuni Umetada Narishige [Umetada Narishige of Yamashiro Province]
山城國埋忠成重

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund