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Tsuba with design of Musashino plain

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.4 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2402

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor