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Native NameTsuba
Object Number: 52-4-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Shakudo
Gold
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John S. Jenks, 1952

Description

Of Shakudo (52-4-1). Crysanthemum flowers with leaves, and dew drops in gold. Signed Inaba-shu ju* Masatoshi (smith's name) (*resident of Inaba province)

(never fitted to a particular blade)


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22 no.2View Objects cited in this Publication

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