Tsuba with lake scene

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with lake scene

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 18th century
  • Material and technique

    iron, with chiselled and etched decoration, and inlaid with copper; tang-hole plugged with soft metal, probably copper

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.6 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.10836

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  • Catalogue text

    Lake-scapes with men in boats, pine-trees, pagoda, hut, distant mountains and clouds (the last with some copper inlay). Signed: Fūdō [Japanese text] Jakushi [Japanese text] saku.

Glossary of terms

tsuba

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