Tsuba with peacock among peonies and rocks

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with peacock among peonies and rocks

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1733 - 1809
  • Material and technique

    shakudō, with punched nanako decoration, and iro-e zōgan (multi-metal inlay) decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.3 x 6.8 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

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.11024

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  • Catalogue text

    Bevelled or three-sided edge; in bold modelling and iro-e zōgan incrustation a peacock with peonies and rocks. Signed: Yanagawa Naomitsu [Japanese text] with kakihan [Figure]. (Pupil of Y. Naomasa; died 1809, aged 76.)

    F. V. Dickins Collection.

Glossary of terms

shakudō

tsuba

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