- Date of creation
- late 19th c.
- casting incrustation (zōgan) nanako pattern
- metal alloy
- Dimensions (height x width x depth, cm)
- 7.5 x 6.9 x 0.8
- decorative and applied arts weapon
- A gift from O. Feldman
- Zolochiv Castle (Chinese Palace)
Information about author
An oval-shaped tsuba (nagamaru gata) with a wedge-shaped hole (nakago-ana) in the center and two holes (hitsu-ana) on either side of it for kozuka and kogai. The entire surface of the tsuba, except for a clearly defined smooth oval area around the central hole, is decorated with a fine-grained pattern (nanako), on the background of which there is an applied relief image of a dragon and two clouds. The edging of tsuba (mimi) is decorated with a fine-grained pattern.