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Tsuba with design of birds, waves, crags, mountains and moon

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Signed

Jakushi Heizaburo 若芝平三郎

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 6.6 x 0.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1069

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan and sue-mon

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor