Tsuba with design of shishi and peonies

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Suzuki Katsushige (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Object Place: Mito school

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 8.4 x 0.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2151

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: takabori and zogan or tokin

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Katsushige
勝重

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund