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Tsuba with design of suhama and cartwheel

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Signed

Hôan Kanenobu 法安兼信

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, mid-17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

5

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 8.1 x 0.2 cm (3 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1954

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: amida-yasurime; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor