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Tsuba with design of roundels

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-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

10.6

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori, nunome zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor