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

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th–early 19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.1 x 0.3 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1066

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor