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Tsuba with design of an oni with a striker, the other side modeled as the face of a gong

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Signed

Toshikatsu kore o saku 壽勝作之

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1039

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shakudo; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor