Asian Art :: Japan

Tsuba, obverse: elephant bearing the wish-fulfilling jewel: reverse: Buddhist text

YASUCHIKA

Japan, active early 18th century

Tsuba, obverse: elephant bearing the wish-fulfilling jewel: reverse: Buddhist text

c.1700,

iron, shakudo

6.5 x 5.7 cm

Bequest of Sir Samuel Way 1916

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

863A4