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Tsuba with design of fisherman and boat in a landscape

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Signed

Yamashiro no kuni Fushimi no ju Kaneie [Kaneie of Fushimi in Yamashiro Province] 山城國伏見住金家

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.8 x 0.4 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.262

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; brass (?) sekigane; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor