Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Full Catalog Number: 131131.nosub
Catalog Number: 131131
Description: tsuba, Tsuba of a wakizashi-shakudo-square with rounded corners-19th century-pear rind surface (nashiji ishime). Obverse: A falcon in medium relief (chiu niku bori) of brass resting on a tree trunk. Bare branches are above him and below are bamboo (take) shoots in low relief (usu niku bori). Uralia grass (koya) of copper, gold (kin), and shakudo. Reverse: A pheasant in brass and copper chiu niku bori and koya of copper, kin, and shakudo.
Materials: metal; copper, brass, gold
Cultural Attribution: Japanese
Time Period: 19th c.
Locality: Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japanese Archipelago, Honshū Island
Accession Number: 1254
Collector/Source: F. W. Gunsaulus
- 2 PDF files