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Sword Guard

Native NameTsuba
Object Number:21670
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1899

Description

Wasps on grape leaves. Late -- or even faked. Inlays of copper (bees), santoku (leaves). Guard of iron, unfitted.

Bibliography:

[Article] 1900. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 172-180 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 177View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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