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Tsuba with design of abandoned drum and stand

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Signed

Nanpo and Hisahide (seals) 南甫 久英

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.94

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: hammering, iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor