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Tsuba with design of carp, weeds and water-boatman (amenbo)

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Tenpo roku hitsuji chuka Arashiyama Tsuneyuki horu [Carved by Arashiyama Tsuneyuki in the sixth, goat, year of Tenpo [=1835]] 天保六未仲夏嵐山常行鐫

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1835

Catalogue Raisonné

104

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.728

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, copper, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: takazogan, kakakiri-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor