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Tsuba with design of chrysanthemum flower and leaves

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Signed

Hoan Hisatsugu 法安久次

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm (3 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1951

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori , sukidashi-bori and nunome-zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor