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Tsuba with design of waves and clouds

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Signed

Shoami Shigeyoshi, tantetsu o motte saku nari 正阿弥重吉以鍛鉄作也

Credit Line

Gift of James Haughton Woods

Japanese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm (3 x 3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.381

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: usuniku-bori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor