Tsuba in the form of a Chinese fan

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba in the form of a Chinese fan

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1811
  • Material and technique

    iron, inlaid with gold

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.7 x 6.4 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.11109

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  • Catalogue text

    In the form of a flat Chinese fan of fiddle shape, with long tasselled double cord; an inscription of eight characters in gold inlay on the mount. Signed: Tanzendō [as EAX.10720 and EAX.10726] Yoshikatsu [Japanese text] and dated Bunkwa VIII (1811), mid-autumn (8th month).

Glossary of terms

tsuba

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