Tsuba with design of shishi by a mountain freshet

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Kawaji Nobuchika (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 6.9 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1828

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Choshu Nobuchika saku
長州信周作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund