Tsuba with shippō diaper of interlaced circles

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with shippō diaper of interlaced circles

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

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

    iron, inlaid and fused with sawari, and polished; tang-hole plugged with soft metal, probably copper

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.7 x 7.4 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.11181

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  • Catalogue text

    Each face covered with a large version of the shippō diaper in fused sawari inlay. Signed: Hazama [Japanese text].

    Japan Society, London, Loan Exhibition, 1905, no.R.41.

Glossary of terms

shippō

tsuba

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