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Tsuba with design of sparrows and bamboo

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 4.7 x 0.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor