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Tsuba with design of fish and waves

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Signed

Mizuno-shi no motome ni ojite Motokazu kore o horu 應三角氏求 元籌彫之

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.8 x 0.7 cm (2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1116

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, copper and shell; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor