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Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums and daisies

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Koki hitsuji-sai Cho Rakko tsukuru Nankingu Cho Rakko tsukuru [Made by Cho Rakko (Zhang Lejiao) in the goat year of the Kangxi period (=1667, 1679, 1691, 1703, 1715), ; Nanjing ? Cho Rakko] 康煕未歳長楽交造 南京寓長楽交造

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.1 x 0.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.291

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor