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Tsuba with design of horse, pinetree and clouds

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (3 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1708

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: migaki-ji

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor