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Tsuba with design of Chohi (Zhang Fei) with a scroll, from the Sangokushi (Sanguozhi)

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Signed

Gyonen rokujusansai Naoyuki 行年六十三才直随

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1144

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold, silver, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: shishiai-bori, usuniku-bori, iroe

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor