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Tsuba with design of paulownias and foliage

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th–early 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 8 x 0.5 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1044

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor