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Tsuba with design of horses and mountain

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Signed

Yoshi, with a kao 宜(花押)

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-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2367

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: takabori and takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor