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Tsuba with design of vajra and stylized dragon

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.198

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and engraving

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor