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Tsuba with design of carp and waves

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Signed

Yoshioka Inabanosuke 吉岡因幡介

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.91

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori and engraving

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor