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Tsuba with design of peonies

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Kinokuni Yoyosai Shima Tsunechika, with a kao [Yoyosai Shima Tsunechika of Kii Province] 木國洋々斎島常親(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 6.8 x 0.9 cm (2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1118

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold and silver; silver sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor