Asian Art
Artist: Eisho, Japanese

Tsuba

ca. 1716–36

Bronze, possibly gold paint

3/16 x 2 9/16 in. (0.4 x 6.5 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.110
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Erika Hughes, NY.

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.