////Heianjo Tsuba. Vines on trellis. Muromachi period

Heianjo Tsuba. Vines on trellis. Muromachi period

Heianjo Tsuba. Depicts a gourd or aubergine vine climbing a trellis or fence, with leaves, flowers and fruits. Two windows represented by openwork (sukashi). The seller identifies this tsuba as Heianjo-Namban, whatever it means.

Late Muromachi. [The Muromachi period (室町時代 Muromachi jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Ashikaga era, or the Ashikaga period – from approximately 1336 to 1573)].

Iron core, brass and copper inlay. Round (Maru Gata).

Height: 77.3, Width: 73.1, Thickness at seppa-dai: 3.6 mm.

SKU: TSU-0294 Categories: ,

Additional information

Collection

Japanese swords & fittings

Country

Japan

Period

Muromachi

School

Heianjo

Technique

Sukashi, Zogan

Material

Brass, Copper, Iron

Theme

Plants, Trellis, Vines

Acquisition year

2014

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