Tsuba made of shibuichi with an image of peony branch.
The picture is made using katakiribori technique - carving with a triangular chisel, which imitates Japanese ink painting style. For the first time this technique was used by Yokoya Somin. He studied metal-carving with the Goto family first, then he set up his own school. He introduced Japanese painting methods into his works.
Age - Edo.
Nagamaru gata, kaku mimi koniku; 7,8 х 7,4 x 0,4 cm.
botan zu shibuichi ji nagamaru gata katakiribiri kaku mimi koniku