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Tsuba, early 18th century

This is a Tsuba. It was school of Kinai school. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of George Cameron Stone. It is credited Bequest of George Cameron Stone.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.7 × 7.5 × 6 cm (3 1/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription: Mu mei

Cite this object as

Tsuba, early 18th century; School of Kinai school ; iron; H x W x D: 7.7 × 7.5 × 6 cm (3 1/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 3/8 in.); Bequest of George Cameron Stone; 1936-4-233

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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