Tsuba with design of toys

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th century
School Myochin School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.4 x 0.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2175

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: forging, takabori and tokin

Not On View

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