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Fuchi-kashira with designs of bears in a wood

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Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.9 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.699b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor