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Sword Guard

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Object Number:
21667
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
16th Century-1891
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1891
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Iron
Silver
Description:
Monkey reaching for reflection of moon (silver); details in gold. On iron. Artistically one of the best.
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Frishmuth

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23 no.6
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