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Tsuba with design of stylized dragons and clouds

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 5.2 x 0.3 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.182

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; lead plug; decorative technique: etching or sukidashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor