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Tsuba with design of crows at dusk

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Signed

Rinsendo, with gold seal Mitsumasa 臨川堂 印 光正

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

70

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.7 x 0.4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.279

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: shakudo and silver; copper sekigane; decorative technique: katakiri-bori and hirazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor