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Tsuba with keyfret design

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.4 x 0.5 cm (3 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1036

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs, copper sekigane; decorative technique: ito-sukashi and nunome-zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor