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Tsuba: HELM.O.145-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Iron tsuba. Six awabi shells, pierced, within circular rim. Signature: Akao (Of Echizen)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by J. E. Helm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
1700 - 1799

Materials used in production

awabi Shell (animal material)
Iron

Techniques used in production

Piercing

Identification numbers

Accession number: HELM.O.145-1946
Primary reference Number: 169352
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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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