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Tsuba: HELM.O.87-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Iron tsuba. Pierced with narcissus and plum blossoms pierced. Signature: Kawaji of Hagi Choshu

Legal notes

Bequeathed by J. E. Helm

Place(s) associated

  • Hagi ⪼ Choshu ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Helm, J. E.


18th Century
1700 - 1799

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: HELM.O.87-1946
Primary reference Number: 169294
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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