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Tsuba with design of bamboo

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Inshu no ju Masahiro [Masahiro of Inaba Province] 因州住正弘

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 6.3 x 0.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.275

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor