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Tsuba with design of shishi on a crag

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Signed

Iwa-han Naoyuki 岩藩直行

Credit Line

Gift of John T. Spaulding

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 8.8 x 0.4 cm (3 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1143

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: usunikubori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor