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Tsuba with design of sarumawashi, monkey and dog

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Signed

Shun'o Hogen Nobuyoshi, with a kao 峻翁法眼信盧(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 8.3 x 0.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1136

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor