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Tsuba modeled as a chrysanthemum blossom

Signed

Sashu no ju Toshiuji 佐州住利姓

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Accession Number

13.2228

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor