Yoshihide Mikami (Japanese). <em>Shibuichi "Kacho" Tsuba (Sword Guard)</em>, mid-19th century. Silver with shakudo gold and copper inlay; Shibuichi, iroe (term used for relief decoration in shakudo, shibuichi, gold, silver, suaka etc.), height: 2 1/2 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the J. Aron Charitable Foundation, Inc. in memory of Jack R. Aron, 1995.9.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.9.9_1995.9.10a-b_1995.9.11_view1_bw.jpg)

Shibuichi "Kacho" Tsuba (Sword Guard)

Artist:Yoshihide Mikami

Medium: Silver with shakudo gold and copper inlay; Shibuichi, iroe (term used for relief decoration in shakudo, shibuichi, gold, silver, suaka etc.)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid-19th century

Dimensions: height: 2 1/2 in. width: 2 1/8 in.

Collections:

Accession Number: 1995.9.11

Image: 1995.9.9_1995.9.10a-b_1995.9.11_view1_bw.jpg,

Brooklyn Museum Logo