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Sword Guard

Native NameTsuba
Object Number:52-5-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Gold
Credit Line:Gift of Edward B. Leisenring, 1952

Description

For a Japanese dagger: tanto. Iron inlaid with gold: dragon writhing on figured background. Signed by artist. Extremely fine work.

Signed: Nagashi (with monogram in gold)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor (22 May 1981 - 14 Feb 1982) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 32 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 22, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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