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Tsuba in the form of a stem of chrysanthemums

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.6 x 0.5 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.274

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs, copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor