An image of tsuba (with pierced design of two samurai, one on a horse and another on the ground, under a blossoming tree)

MOGARASHI Sôten

(Japan  – )

tsuba (with pierced design of two samurai, one on a horse and another on the ground, under a blossoming tree)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
circa 1700
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
iron with copper and gold inlay
Dimensions
0.5 x 8.4 x 7.9 cm
Signature & date

Signed centre [around the hole], in Japanese, incised "Mogarashi Sôten". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of George Sherren Johnston 1996
Accession number
433.1996