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Tsuba in the form of a tiger and bamboo

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Signed

[Yasuchika] 安親

Provenance

Henry Adams Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.28.55

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor