Tsuba with design of pine, creeper and bamboo

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century
Nara Noriyoshi (Japanese), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.2284

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Banshu Akashi no ju Nara Noriyoshi
播州明石住奈良軌美

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund