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Tsuba with design of a landscape with pavilions, crags, boats and figures

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Chohan Masatsugu saku 長藩正次作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm (3 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1816

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, nunome-zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor