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Tsuba with design of a ring within a square

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Signed

Kazuhiro 一廣

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 7.8 x 0.7 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2208

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor