2771 – Dagger pommel

Physical description:
A kashira (pommel) probably for a tanto (Japanese ceremonial dagger), made of dark patinated metal (copper alloy), decorated with a relief design of two cranes performing a courtship dance.
Museum classification:
Protection and Good Luck
Size:
34 x 15 x 7
Information:

The legs and beaks of the cranes are gilded to highlight them.
In Japan cranes are considered symbols of good fortune, longevity and fidelity.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Metal (copper alloy)
Copyright ownership:
Treetrunk Ltd

The legs and beaks of the cranes are gilded to highlight them.
In Japan cranes are considered symbols of good fortune, longevity and fidelity.