Artist Japanese
Title
  • Sword Hilt Ornament
  • Menuki
Date no date
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 1/8 inches (3.8 × 7 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 90.1S2424
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Marks Marked, DIA label attached to object, print and handwritten text: Menuki: [underlined] one piece: | sword hilt ornament: | in shibu-ichi [possibly]: | form: [illegible] rice bun- | =dles
Marked, in red, upper left of DIA label: #2424
Frederick Stearns [1831-1907];
1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)