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Tsuba with design of koto bridges (ji) and paulownia leaves

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Bushu no ju Mitsushige [Mitsushige of Musashi Province] 武州住光重

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Musashi Province Mitsushige. Ito School ?, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.183

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor