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Tsuba: HELM.O.12-1946

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)


Maker: Unknown




Iron. Mokko shape. Iron copper and brass "Mukade" "centipede" wirework both sides. Shingen school


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

J.E.Helm Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
1700 - 1799

School or Style

Shingen School

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Identification numbers

Accession number: HELM.O.12-1946
Primary reference Number: 138242
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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