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Tsuba with design of fabulous beasts and cherry blossom

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1049

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and tokin

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor