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Tsuba (Japan), 1688–1703

This is a Tsuba. It is dated 1688–1703 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is material: tetsu surface: deku-boku shape: naga maru. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of George Cameron Stone. It is credited Bequest of George Cameron Stone.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.3 x 8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Omote: Kaneiye tsukuru

Cite this object as

Tsuba (Japan), 1688–1703; material: tetsu surface: deku-boku shape: naga maru; H x W x D: 8.3 x 8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/16 x 3/16 in.); Bequest of George Cameron Stone; 1936-4-198

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