Namban Stirrups (abumi)

Adriana KomuraEdo period (1615-1868), early 17th century

Museu do Oriente

Museu do Oriente
Lisboa, Portugal

Stirrups used only by the nobility and privileged classes. Shows in decoration two figures of Portuguese dressed at the time


  • Title: Namban Stirrups (abumi)
  • Creator: Komura Saku (signature)
  • Date Created: Edo period (1615-1868), early 17th century
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 26 x 13,5 x 30 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Portuguese
  • Type: fine arts
  • Rights: Fundação Oriente - Museu do Oriente
  • External Link: http://www.museudooriente.pt/
  • Medium: iron with brass (sinchu hirazogan) and silver inlay (nunome zogan), lacquer and wood
  • Photographer: Hugo Maertens, BNP Paribas / Fundação Oriente - Museu do Oriente

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