An image of Quatrefoil-shaped sword guard ('tsuba') with design of landscape with castle, pine tree, mill and bridge

Unknown Artist

Quatrefoil-shaped sword guard ('tsuba') with design of landscape with castle, pine tree, mill and bridge

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
19th century
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
gold and copper alloy ('shakudo') with gold inlay
Dimensions
0.5 x 6.8 x 6.1 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of George Sherren Johnston 1996
Accession number
437.1996