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Tsuba with design of dragons

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.6 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.1

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: cast

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor