Tsuba, mid- 19th century
This is a Tsuba. It was made by Tenkodo Hidekuni, pupil of Hideoki. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is iron, gold and silver inlay. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
George Cameron Stone.
It is credited
Bequest of George Cameron Stone.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 82.2 × 78.4 × 5 cm (32 3/8 × 30 7/8 × 1 15/16 in.)
It is signed
Inscription: Tenkōdō Hidekuni
Cite this object as
Tsuba, mid- 19th century; Made by Tenkodo Hidekuni (Japanese, Kawabayashi, 1825 - 1891); iron, gold and silver inlay; H x W x D: 82.2 × 78.4 × 5 cm (32 3/8 × 30 7/8 × 1 15/16 in.); Bequest of George Cameron Stone; 1936-4-847
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.