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Tsuba with keyfret design

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Signed

Yasaka Eikan 八坂永閑

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, Early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2235

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plug; decorative technique: nunome-zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor