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Tsuba with design of Mongol archer, attendant and dog

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.3 x 0.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1127

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; silvered sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor