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Tsuba in the form of a frog

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia Japan (place of creation)
    Date
    18th - 19th century (1701 - 1900)
    Material and technique
    iron, with takanikubori (high relief carving)
    Dimensions
    7 x 6.8 x 0.6 cm (height x width x depth)
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    No. of items
    1
    Credit line
    Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
    Accession no.
    EA1956.2093

Glossary

tsuba

  • tsuba

    Japanese sword guard.

Location

    • Second floor | Room 36 | Japan

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