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Tsuba with design of vegetables hanging to dry

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Signed

Shima Kazunari horu 島一成鐫

Provenance

Henry Adams Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.6 x 0.3 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.28.53

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; artificial copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor