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Tsuba with design of Tadamori catching the oil thief

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Signed

Toto Shinobigaoka no atari ni oite Unno Moritoshi kore o saku [Made by Unno Moritoshi near Shinobigaoka in Tokyo] 於東都忍岡邊海野盛壽作之

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bernat

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm (3 5/16 x 3 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.422

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; gilt plug; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor