Tsuba, with large openings and design of fan

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)
Shôami (Japanese), School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2409

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plugs; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, tokin

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

...Shôami
。。。正阿弥

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund