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Tsuba with design of paulownia and chrysanthemum crests and a stream

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Signed

Shigehiro 重廣

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: 8.8 x 8.8 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2627

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor