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Tsuba with design of a squatting figure sharpening arrows

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.6 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.882

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: nunome-zogan and inlay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor