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Tsuba with design of grasshopper and fuki plants

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Chôshû Tomomichi saku 長州友道作

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

Catalogue Raisonné

40

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.1 x 0.4 cm (3 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.289

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: ishime-ji; decorative technique: takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor