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Tsuba with design of dragons and arabesques

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1064

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, sukidashi-bori and piercing

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor