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Tsuba with design of children collecting shells

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Signed

Bunryusha Hideoki, with tripod seal 文龍舎秀興 (鼎印)

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

113

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.288

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: nanako-ji, ishime-ji; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori and gilding

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor