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Tsuba with design of Okame pelting an oni with beans at the New Year

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Signed

Katsuryûken Masayoshi 葛龍軒政盧

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 8.8 x 0.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1137

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor