Round tsuba with floriated cusps

Details

  • Title

    Round tsuba with floriated cusps

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th - 18th century (1601 - 1800)
  • Material and technique

    iron, with cut and filed openwork decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8.3 x 8.3 cm (height x width)
  • 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

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.10662

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  • Catalogue text

    Eight floriated cusps radially disposed.

    Hayashi Collection. This guard is also No.1237 in the MS. Catalogue, Sir Arthur Church having entered it twice by inadvertence.

Glossary of terms

tsuba

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