Tsuba depicting the god of luck, Jurōjin, with a picture of Mount Fuji

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  • Title

    Tsuba depicting the god of luck, Jurōjin, with a picture of Mount Fuji

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
    Mount Fuji (subject)
  • Date

    1st half of the 19th century
  • Material and technique

    shibuichi, with iro-e zōgan (multi-metal inlay) decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.2 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dame Jemima Church, in accordance with the wishes of her Husband, Sir Arthur H. Church, 1929.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.10943

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  • Catalogue text

    Very low or sunk relief with iroye incrustation; Jurōjin (see 933) [EAX.10933] showing a kakemono (roll-picture) of Mount Fuji to a kneeling Chinese boy; at the back, part of a pine-tree. Signed: Naohida [Japanese text]. (Perhaps Hamano Naohida, of Takata, Echigo, a pupil of Tōyama Naoyuki and of Iwama Masayoshi, of the Hamano School, Group XLI.)

Glossary of terms

Jurōjin

shibuichi

tsuba

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