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Tsuba with design of a cockerel on a drum symbolizing peaceful and just government (kankodori), pheasant and pine

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Henry Adams Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.28.57

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane, shakudo plug; decorative technique: nunome-zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor