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Tsuba: MAR.ARM.O.139-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Round iron tsuba, gilt edge. Surface completely wavy yasurime. A number of bats, shakudo, with gold eyes, flying about among cloud, gold zogan, amongst which the moon is appearing in silver. Signature: Hidemitsu with kakihan

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.1 cm
Width: 6.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Edge composed of gilt

Materials used in production

Shakudo
Iron
Gold
Silver

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.ARM.O.139-1912
Primary reference Number: 169089
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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