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Tsuba with design of Ono no Tofu and the frog

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Signed

Nagatsune, with a kao 長常(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.6 x 0.6 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1130

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor