Tsuba with net design

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Shoami Shigeyuki (Japanese, about 1800), School Shoami School, Tosa Sub-school (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2442

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and copper; copper sekigane; decorative technique: hirazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Toshu no ju Shoami Shigeyuki saku [Made by Shoami Shigeyuki of Tosa Province]
土州住正阿弥重行作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund