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Title

tsuba (with pierced design of two samurai, one on a horse and another on the ground, under a blossoming tree)

circa 1700

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    circa 1700
    Media category
    Arms & armour
    Materials used
    iron with copper and gold inlay
    Dimensions
    0.5 x 8.4 x 7.9 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed centre [around the hole], in Japanese, incised "Mogarashi Sôten". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of George Sherren Johnston 1996
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    433.1996
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    MOGARASHI Sôten

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan