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Tsuba with design of moon and waves

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Yamashiro no kuni no ju Umetada Shigenari [Umetada Shigenari of Yamashiro Province] 山城國住埋忠重成

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

15

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1052

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: usuniku-bori, sukashi and zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor