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Tsuba with design of constellations

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 8.1 x 0.3 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1210

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor