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Tsuba with design of peasant with sickle, scouring rushes and moon

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Signed

Yasuchika 安親

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1036

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor