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Tsuba: MAR.ARM.O.124-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Shibuichi tsuba. Mokko shaped. Two bats, one gilt, flying over the sea from which rises a gilt crescent moon (nearly new). The tips of the breaking waves are clothed with gold zogan. The other side is similar. No inscription.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 5.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Materials used in production

Shibuichi
Gilt
Gold

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.ARM.O.124-1912
Primary reference Number: 169074
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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