Tsuba with orchid plants

Details

  • Title

    Tsuba with orchid plants

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

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

    sentoku, inlaid with shakudō; nigurome rim

  • Dimensions

    7.7 x 7.1 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

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.11142

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  • Catalogue text

    Inlaid with large orchis plants in shakudō, without engraving; nigurome rim. Signed: Kenriūken [Japanese text] with kakihan [Figure] and seal (gold inlay on two shakudō panels) Kiyofusa? ([Japanese text] ?). (Unrecorded.)

Glossary of terms

sentoku

shakudō

tsuba

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