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Tsuba: MAR.ARM.O.172-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Round shibuichi tsuba. A traveller on horse back under a tree viewing the landscape. Horse, rider and grasses, gold zogan. Overhead the moon, brightly treated shibuichi, issuing from clouds in low relief chasing. On the other side, an old woman, viewing another landscape similarly treated. Signature: Toshihisa

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.ARM.O.172-1912
Primary reference Number: 169122
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 30 November 2023

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

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