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Tsuba with design of shishi

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 7.1 x 1 cm (2 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1123

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold, copper and shibuichi; decorative technique: sue-mon

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor