University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameTsuba
Object Number:21667
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 16th Century - 1891
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 16th Century - 1891
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah Frishmuth, 1899

Description

Monkey reaching for reflection of moon (silver); details in gold. On iron. Artistically one of the best.


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: 23 no.6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1900. ""Collections and Publications"". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 172-180 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 177View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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