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Tsuba with design of children collecting shells

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Maruyama Okyo no zu o motte kore o shukusen [Chiseled this miniature version after a painting by Maruyama Okyo] 以圓山應挙図縮鐫之

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

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

Catalogue Raisonné

114

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.286

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori and gilding

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor