Sword-Grip Ornament (Menuki)

early 18th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Sword-Grip Ornament (Menuki)
  • Date Created: early 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); Wt. 0.2 oz. (5.7 g)
  • Type: Sword-grip ornament (Menuki)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/29415
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, silver
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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