Tsuba with mon crest of the Hori of Iida family

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with mon crest of the Hori of Iida family

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th century (1601 - 1700)
  • Material and technique

    iron, with cut and filed openwork decoration; kozuka hole plugged with lead

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8 x 8.1 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.10022

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  • Catalogue text

    Roughly circular; openwork representing the daki-myōga badge of the Hori of Iida (two ginger shoots erect, side by side, curving outwards); old lead plug in kozuka hole.

Glossary of terms

kozuka

tsuba

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