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Japanese tsuba with a wolf among reeds

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An image of Sword fitting. Tsuba. Sentokudo. Squarish. A wolf seated on the ground among reeds, gold and silver zogan, turning round and baying at the moon, silver, among clouds. The wolf's teeth beautifully cut in gold. On the other side a kasa lying on the grass all gold zogan. Signature: Ichiiriuku Hisamitsu. Gold, silver, height, whole, 8.4 cm, width, whole, 7.5 cm. Japanese.

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Sword fitting. Tsuba. Sentokudo. Squarish. A wolf seated on the ground among reeds, gold and silver zogan, turning round and baying at the moon, silver, among clouds. The wolf's teeth beautifully cut in gold. On the other side a kasa lying on the grass all gold zogan. Signature: Ichiiriuku Hisamitsu. Gold, silver, height, whole, 8.4 cm, width, whole, 7.5 cm. Japanese.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.ARM.O.95-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 954 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 780.79kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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animal baying full moon gold howling Japanese lunar moon moonlight moonlit reeds sentokudo Silver sword sword fitting tsuba weapon wolf wolves

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