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Asian Art
Artist: Eisho, Japanese

Tsuba

ca. 1716–36

Bronze, possibly gold paint

3/16 × 2 9/16 in. (0.4 × 6.5 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.110
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Thomas Leland Hughes (1924–2000) and Erika Hughes, New York; bequest in 2014 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.