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Tsuba with design of chrysanthemums and waves

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Joshu Nishijin no ju Umetada Tachibana no Shigeyoshi [Umetada Tachibana no Shigeyoshi of Nishijin in Yamashiro Province] 城州西陣住埋忠橘重義

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 7.7 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.260

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; copper sekigane; gilt plug; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor