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Tsuba with design of stylized dragons, pearls, phoenixes and peonies

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th–early 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.2 x 0.5 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.221

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: chiseled low relief with nunome zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor