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Tsuba with design of setting sun and waves

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Signed

Inshu no ju Masayoshi, with a kao [Masayoshi of Inaba Province] 因州住正義(花押)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.245

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; gilt plug; decorative technique: takabori and nunome zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor