Edo period tsubas

Below are a selection of Edo Era tsubas. Samurai enjoyed their most power under diamyo Oda Nobunoga. Nobunoga is known as one of the tree unifiers of Japan, ruling over most of Japan during his peak. The BMFA’s tsuba collection is mostly populated by Edo Period tsubas.

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Tsuba with design of chrysanthemum and cherry
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Tsuba with design of nasubi
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Tsuba with design of waves
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Tsuba with design of waves
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Tsuba with design of cormorant fishing
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Tsuba with design of Kanzan and Jittoku
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