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Tsuba with okina-yasuri (circular filemarks)

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Momoyama–Edo period, Early 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 7.1 x 0.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2156

Medium or Technique

Main material: yamagane; other metals: silver; decorative technique: engraving

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor