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An image of Quatrefoil-shaped sword guard ('tsuba') with design of landscape with castle, pine tree, mill and bridge by
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Japan

Title
Quatrefoil-shaped sword guard ('tsuba') with design of landscape with castle, pine tree, mill and bridge
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
19th century
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
gold and copper alloy ('shakudo') with gold inlay
Dimensions

0.5 x 6.8 x 6.1 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of George Sherren Johnston 1996
Accession number
437.1996
Location
Not on display