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Tsuba with design of deer and lespedeza

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.6 x 0.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.218

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor