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Tsuba with design of paulownia

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Shoami @Katsuyoshi, with a kao 正阿弥勝義(花押)

Provenance

Lent by Henry Adams, April 2, 1919.

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

23

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 7 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.290

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor