Round tsuba with shippō diaper of interlaced circles

Details

  • Title

    Round tsuba with shippō diaper of interlaced circles

  • Artist/maker

    Umetada School (active 16th century - 19th century) (armourer)
  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
    Tōkyō (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    18th century (1701 - 1800)
  • Material and technique

    iron, with cut and filed openwork decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8.5 x 8.5 x 0.4 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dame Jemima Church, in accordance with the wishes of her Husband, Sir Arthur H. Church, 1929.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.10199

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  • Catalogue text

    Openwork design; a lattice of broken shippō diaper supporting the seppadai, within the narrow border.

Glossary of terms

shippō

tsuba

Reference URL

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