Tsuba with a river scene

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with a river scene

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

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

    iron, with folded edges, carved in low relief, and with gold

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    6.6 x 6.3 x 0.6 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

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.10190

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  • Catalogue text

    Roughly square, with re-entrant angles (edges folded exactly as in No. 135 [EAX.10135]); the field modelled in faint relief, with minute gold touches (water with man in boat, pavilion, dead tree, and distant hills; at back river-bank with weeds).

    Remains of Kaneie signature.

Glossary of terms

tsuba

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