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Tsuba with design of keyfret pattern

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.3 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1051

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: copper sekigane, shakudo plug; decorative technique: ito-sukashi

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor