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Native NameTsuba
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
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah Frishmuth, 1899

Description

Monkey reaching for reflection of moon (silver); details in gold. On iron. Artistically one of the best.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23 no.6View Objects cited in this Publication

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