- Date of creation
- late 19th – early 20th c.
- casting silver and bronze incrustation (zōgan) nanako pattern
- metal alloy
- Dimensions (height x width x depth, cm)
- 7 x 6.3 x 0.6
- decorative and applied arts weapon
- A gift from O. Feldman
- Zolochiv Castle (Chinese Palace)
Information about author
A quatrefoil tsuba (mokko-gata) with a wedge-shaped hole (nakago-ana) in the centre and an oval hole (hitsu-ana) for kozuka to the left of it. The surface of the tsuba is covered on both sides with an embossed pattern depicting waves, between which a dragon with a pearl is piercing the metal. The applied edging of the central and side holes is made of yellow metal and contains a finely embossed pattern of convex cones arranged in rows (Nanaka). The dragon and the edges of the tsuba are gilded.