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Tsuba with design of processional banners

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Signed

[Joshu Fushimi no ju Kaneie] 城州伏見住金家

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8 x 0.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2060

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: kitae-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and tokin

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor