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Tsuba with design of samurai fleeing from a Buddhist deity, in a landscape

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Signed

Mogarashi Nyudo Soten [The layman Mogarashi Soten] 藻柄子宗典

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 7.8 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

10.7

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and takabori with zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor