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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

MOGARASHI Sôten

Japan


Details


Place where the work was made

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


Artist information

MOGARASHI Sôten

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan