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Tsuba: MAR.ARM.O.167-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Roundish iron tsuba. Slightly raised rim. Nami ni chidori wave tips, gold zogan, the birds, shakudo, copper, shibuichi and gold and silver alloy. Similar design on the other side. No inscription.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.7 cm
Width: 7.4 cm

Relative size of this object

7.4 cm7.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

gold and silver alloy Silver alloy Shibuichi Shakudo Iron Copper Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.ARM.O.167-1912
Primary reference Number: 169117
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Tsuba" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/169117 Accessed: 2022-08-12 05:00:34

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