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Full Catalog Number: 130671.nosub
Catalog Number: 130671
Description: tsuba, Tsuba of a wakizashi-shibuichi-oviform-Maker: Shoji Noritoshi-19th century. Obverse: Two acolytes of the Buddhist Fudo-Divinity of water falls. They are shown among swirling clouds, a waterfall of fine lines (kebori) and scattered plants of flat inlay (hira zogan) of gold (kin). One acolyte is of silver (gin) with some kin inlay is carrying a lotus (hasu). The other is of medium relief (chiu niku bori) with body of copper and clothing of gin with kin inlay. Reverse: waterfall seen through openings in swirling clouds and scattered plants.
Materials: metal; gold, Silver, copper
Cultural Attribution: Japanese
Time Period: 19th c.
Locality: Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japanese Archipelago, Honshū Island
Accession Number: 1254
Collector/Source: F. W. Gunsaulus
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