Tsuba with design of waves

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Takase Yoshitoshi (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2696

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Takase Yoshitoshi
高瀬吉利

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund