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Tsuba with design of Bishamon and Benten, two of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune

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Signed

Goto Munetora 後藤宗虎

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 6.3 x 0.4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1041

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; copper sekigane; decorative technique: shishiai-bori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor