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Tsuba with design of grasses and insects

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8 x 0.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.284

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, hammering, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor