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Tsuba with design of ho-o birds and paulownia

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Koto no ju Hashimoto Seisei, with a kao [Hashimoto Seisei of Edo] 江都住橋本正斉(花押)

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

37

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.273

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: silver sekigane; decorative technique: takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor